A Proposal to Make a Most Important Day and the Rest of the Election Cycle Work
Before starting this conversation, let’s be clear about something. The national parties do NOT organize primaries (date, open or closed, primary or caucus). States do their own thing, yielding various kinds of chaos and skewed outcomes. The national parties can cajole. They can threaten sanctions at the convention. But they have remarkably little control. More on that later.
A Killer Calendar
Super Tuesday in the 2020 election cycle comes on March 3 this time around.