Election 2008

California Joins States in Earlier 2008 Primary

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California has moved up its presidential primary to Feb. 5, 2008. California is now one of about 24 states with primaries on the first Tuesday in February.

The move boosts California's influence in selecting the parties' candidates for the 2008 presidential election, and will almost surely change how candidates campaign in the state.

Michele Norris talks with Chris Lehane, of the California-based Democratic political consulting firm Fabiani and Lehane.



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