He republican partyo The electoral assemblies will be held in the state of Iowa on January 15 to choose the party’s presidential candidate, an event that will begin the 2024 electoral cycle in USAwith a view to the presidential elections on November 5.
Jeff Kaufmann, chairman of the Iowa Conservatives, made the announcement via Twitter.
Nation states choose their candidates through caucuses, in which local party leaders hold group meetings to discuss who to vote for, or through primaries, in which voters choose from a list of candidates on a ballot paper .
Kaufmann noted that both the Iowa legislative and executive “They advanced” to the plans of the democrats of that state, who wanted to change the traditional system of “Caucus” for one of primaries.
Iowa State has traditionally been first in the electoral calendarfollowed by New Hampshire.
The Democrats, for their part, have chosen to make South Carolina the first appointment in its primary election process, on February 3.
New Hampshire law requires that your primary be the “first in the nation”and technically it will be, since the system used in Iowa is that of assemblies.
In this way, the Republican candidates who have officially presented themselves so far, more than a dozen, have a little more than six months to consolidate their bells.
At the moment, the polls continue to favor the former president donald trump (2017-2021), who has a series of judicial processes against him that could hinder, but not prevent, his path to the presidency.
Among others, he is facing a criminal lawsuit in Florida for the mishandling of confidential documents after finishing his term.
The former president is followed in the polls by his political godson, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, with whom he has now distanced himself.