Preibus hints at a major potential electoral change — and everyone flipped out
It was the seemingly off-the-cuff remark that prompted virtually the entire Republican presidential field to comment.
As Reported By Business Insider:
With his remark, Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus seemed to put the first two nominating states on notice. It immediately sparked a scramble from the 2016 Republican presidential field to defend those two states.
“I strongly urge the RNC to preserve New Hampshire and Iowa’s earned status as first in the nation,” Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) said.
“Any talk of changing this proven system where engaged voters in a small state fully analyze the candidates on issues of substance is irresponsible and a bad idea,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina).
That, in a nutshell, represents the power of Iowa and New Hampshire, the first two states that nominate presidential candidates. The states hold significant influence, even as many both inside and outside both political parties are beginning to question their authority in the nominating process.
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