New Jersey Primary ’08

For those looking for early evidence that moving the 2008 New Jersey presidential primary from June to February is making the state more relevant in the nominating process, consider the number of prospective White House contenders who have been in New Jersey since the primary: Senators George Allen, Hillary Rodham Clinton, John Kerry and John McCain, Governors Edward Rendell, Bill Richardson and Tom Vilsack, General Wesley Clark, former Senator John Edwards and former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.

New Jersey Primary ’08