Report: Biden says South Carolina should be first primary state, Michigan first in Midwest

President emphasized a much larger early role in the primary election process for states with diverse populations

By: - December 2, 2022 9:31 am
Presidential Candidate Joe Biden Holds Rally In SC On Night Of NH Primary

In this file photo, Joe Biden addresses the crowd during a South Carolina campaign launch party on Feb. 11, 2020, in Columbia, South Carolina. Biden skipped a primary night event in New Hampshire after the count there showed a distant finish to front runner Sen. Bernie Sanders. I-Vermont. (Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

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Jane Norman
Jane Norman

As the Washington Bureau Chief of States Newsroom, Jane directs national coverage, managing staff and freelance reporters in the nation’s capital and assigning and editing state-specific daily and enterprise stories. Jane is a veteran of more than three decades in journalism.