Changes Considered for the 2004 Presidential Primary Season
Friday, March 17, 2000
The Democratic and Republican parties are considering changes for the 2004 Presidential Primary Season. These changes would give more voters a chance to participate in the selection of their party's nominee. The nominations for both parties were captured in about the first 6 weeks of the 5 month process.
Suggested alternatives to the current system:
In addition, changes to the traditional first-in-the-nation positions of Iowa and New Hampshire are being reconsidered.
Recommendations should be announced by the Democrats on April 29, 2000 and by the Republicans shortly after May 11, 2000.