Georgia_Primary - The Georgia Presidential Primary Georgia Primary Since the 1970s the Georgia legislature has aimed to make state relevant in part

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The Georgia Presidential Primary
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Georgia Primary • Since the 1970s, the Georgia legislature has aimed to make state relevant • in part, Georgia Primary was virtually created in 1976 to assist the presidential campaign of former Georgia governor Jimmy Carter • after Florida and North Carolina, the Georgia Primary was the 3rd in the South • In 1980, again to assist Carter’s reelection, the genesis of the Southern Super Tuesday was formed • the states were Georgia, Florida, and Alabama
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Georgia Primary • Saved former VP Mondale’s bid in 1984 (after losing NH) • In 1988, Georgia joined other Southern states in creating first regional primary (March 8--Super Tuesday) • Georgia joined other Deep South states (Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi) in voting for Jesse Jackson in 1988 • Georgia joined other Southern states in voting for Vice President Bush in 1988 • Georgia gave big boost to President Bush in 1992
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Bill Clinton 1992 LOST IOWA CAUCUS February 10 2.8% LOST NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course POLIS 1101 taught by Professor Berggren during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Georgia_Primary - The Georgia Presidential Primary Georgia Primary Since the 1970s the Georgia legislature has aimed to make state relevant in part

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