August 31st, 2007
11:00 AM ET
15 years ago

Early state Dems ask candidates to tame me-first states

CONCORD, N.H. (WMUR) - Democratic parties in the four states originally scheduled to hold primaries or caucuses early in the season are calling upon the presidential candidates to urge other states to stop trying to move up in the process.

New Hampshire Democratic Party Chairman Ray Buckley said that the parties in New Hampshire, Iowa, South Carolina and Nevada will urge the candidates to call on other states to stop moving their contests earlier.

The move is aimed at states such as Florida and Michigan, which are in the process of scheduling primaries earlier than the dates set by the Democratic National Committee. Buckley said that the traditionally early states want to open a dialogue with the other states to solve the problem.

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