If another Southern state attempts to leapfrog South Carolina in the coming months, "I can assure you, South Carolina will move," Dawson said. He noted that South Carolina has remarkable flexibility in naming a date: it's a decision entirely in the hands of the state party chair. The national parties have tried to regulate the primary calendar scramble but have largely gone ignored, as Hotline Editor in Chief Reid Wilson reported last week.
Politics / Campaign 2012
South Carolina Primary Will be Jan. 21
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