Presidential Primary Timing and Scheduling

The DNC Commission on Presidential Nomination Timing and Scheduling held its third meeting to develop recommendations for the 2008… read more

The DNC Commission on Presidential Nomination Timing and Scheduling held its third meeting to develop recommendations for the 2008 presidential nomination process. They heard from representatives of various interest groups including Latinos, Asian-Americans, labor, African-Americans, and women. Mr. Gans spoke about problems caused by having early primaries, primary elections grouped together, candidate filing deadlines, and campaign finance laws. Mr. Caswell presented the Americans for Democratic Action proposal for a system that is demographically fair and spreads out the debates over time and allows for retail level politics. Mr. Malbin made recommendations for changes in campaign financing. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Bruce E. Caswell Representative Americans for Democratic Action->Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter
  • Maria Echaveste Member-at-Large Democratic National Committee
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Presidential Primary Timing and Scheduling

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187712-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Meeting
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 16, 2005
Last Aired:
Jul 17, 2005

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  • Jul 16, 2005 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 17, 2005 | 1:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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