There’s lots of talk going on about doing away with the Iowa caucuses. I think it’d probably be a good idea to do. It’s a fact that Iowa is mostly white, rural people. They’re making huge decisions that affect the rest of the country.
A state with a wider variety of ethnic groups would be better suited to have Iowa’s role. If the caucuses get taken away from us, we’ll just be like Montana and Idaho. I think we have a whopping 7 electoral votes (not sure).
This has been the subject of much debate over at daily KOS. A writer for the Des Moines Register even mentioned the discussions at daily KOS in a recent article of hers. Here’s one of the items at daily KOS:
It’s all very interesting. Especially to me because Iowa isn’t typically the center of any sort of politics.