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California Primary Becomes a Tantalizing Prize for 2020 Democrats

  • Presidential hopefuls can’t risk bypassing most populous state
  • Golden State has more delegates up for grabs than any other
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2020 Dems Feud To Beat Trump

California has long been a piggy bank for Democratic presidential hopefuls. In 2020, it’s got something just as compelling as money: a potentially decisive role in the nomination race.

The state’s presidential primary is moving back into the so-called Super Tuesday round of voting next year, joining at least 13 other states on March 3 after an initial shake-out for the campaigns in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina. At stake is the biggest cache of delegates available in the nomination race, three times the number available in the first four contests combined.