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View Diary: Daily Kos/SEIU State of the Nation Poll: Plurality of Americans are tired of Iowa and NH going first (90 comments)

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  •  My sentiment exactly!! (0+ / 0-)

    I don't think it matters one iota which state's caucuses or primaries are held first, and wayyy too much time and brainpower is wasted in debate on this issue.  Even if one or more of the most densely populated states moved their primaries up a few months, it wouldn't sway voters one way or the other in other states. Other issues may sway them, but not how voters in another state they don't even live in will vote.  To think that it does sway voters opinions is illogical to say the least.

    •  The problem is that the main (1+ / 0-)
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      milton333

      choice always lies with the voters in the first couple of states.  It is not the issue of swaying voters but the reality of candidates having to drop out after a state or two because they run out of money and can not campaign anymore or the simple fact that the media decides them "done"...so they no longer receive equal time in that regard. So voters in other states never get the true chance to vote for who they want rather they get a choice between the ones the media picked and the ones Iowa, NH, SC and Florida picked.  

      For what it is worth, I think the current system stinks!

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