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2024 election: Nevada Democrats tout diversity seeking first primary

  • Asian American and Latino members of Congress are backing Nevada's pitch.
  • The Congressional Black Caucus PAC is weighing endorsing Nevada's effort as well.
  • New Hampshire currently holds the first spot, but Democrats are pushing for greater diversity.

WASHINGTON – With Iowa no longer expected to be the first stop on the way to the Democratic presidential nomination, Nevada has emerged as a potential frontrunner to take its place.

Asian American and Latino elected officials and activists are amping up their campaign to upend the way Democrats pick their presidential nominees. They want the Silver State to kick off  the party's nominating calendar.