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Texas Democrats make moves to be early presidential primary state in 2024

The Democratic National Committee has decided to allow new states to bid for the coveted status, which has long belonged to places like Iowa and New Hampshire, in an effort to kick off the nominating process in states that better reflect the diversity of the broader electorate.

Denise Simmons and her son, Graham, 8, walk out of Austin Oaks Church after waiting 30 minutes to vote on election day on March 1, 2022.

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