“In 2008, Super Tuesday was Feb. 5 and included the following states: CA, NY, MA, IL, AZ, NJ.”

Ok ….

In 2016, Super Tuesday was Mar. 1 and included the following states: AL, AR, GA, OK, TN, TX, VA. Notice anything different from your 2008 list?

“On that date, 20 states had voted by that time.”

On that date in 2016, only 4 states had voted by that time. Again, a big difference.

So the frontloading was actually twofold — (1) a moved up Super Tuesday to occur when less than a handful of states had voted, and (2) weighted heavily to the South where Clinton’s name recognition gave her a powerful advantage.

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2016/02/06/hillary-clinton-protecting-southern-firewall-bernie-sanders-tries-chip-away-her-african-american-support/wxKk1RqpJzdSaG2r9qLTAN/story.html

Joe is a US Ex-Pat with dual US-EU citizenship, who travels Europe extensively, commenting on trends, attitudes, politics and more.

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