Dems Aim to Place Michigan First in Democratic Contest for 2024

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April 7, 2022 ~ Michigan Democrats are planning a bid that would make Michigan the first presidential nomination contest in 2024.

Currently, Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina are the only states allowed to cast early ballots in March. Beyond the ongoing preference, many in the party feel that both Iowa and New Hampshire are not racially diverse enough to begin the Democratic nominations.

Candidates didn’t step into Michigan for a very long time, and if they do, they come for a day or two before the primary,” said Congresswoman Debbie Dingell on 760 WJR. “It’s why I believe there should be a rotating system … so that every state or region has the opportunity to have the kinds of attention that need to be paid.”

Will Michigan be the first state to unseat the order of early voting established more than a decade ago? Hear Congresswoman Dingell break down the plan with Tom Jordan and Kevin Dietz below.


April 7, 2022 ~ Congresswoman Debbie Dingell tells Kevin and Tom how Michigan Democrats are planning to ask the national party to make Michigan the first state to hold a presidential nominating contest in 2024.