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Why Mississippi may not be worthy of an early presidential primary

JACKSON, Miss. – Which states are most worthy of a primary?

Presidential primaries are meant to be a representation of the national electorate. Iowa and New Hampshire are the first two elections in the primary cycle, yet have a disproportionate amount of Caucasians compared the country at large. According to the analyst website WalletHub, experts argue that entitlement to the earliest position in the primaries should be base on multiple factors. Such factors include: sociodemographics, economy, education, religion and public opinion.

Using these factors, WalletHub ranked the 50 states, in order by which ones truly deserve to hold the first primaries.  Their findings show that the most representative states include Illinois, Florida and Michigan. The state’s with the least representative populations are Vermont, Mississippi and West Virginia.

To see the full list click here: https://wallethub.com/edu/electorate-representation-index/18190/

 

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