Why Should Iowa Have All The Fun

The 2008 presidential candidates aren't the only ones vying to get in front next year. Tired of the outsize roles New Hampshire and Iowa have played in the nomination process, more than a dozen other states, including Nevada (see page 54), are joining a virtual presidential-selection scrum, hoping to grab a slice of the influence early voters get to exert. Here are some other states that have officially moved up their primaries. [This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine.]

STATE DATES POSSIBLE IMPACT ALABAMA Old: June New: Feb. 5 A critical gauge of who will carry the...

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