SC GOP Primary Jan. 21

SC GOP chair formally announces Jan. 21 primary date.

Palmetto State Republicans to partner with Fox News and host “First in the South” GOP ’12 debate to precede primary.

AND: NV wants to hold caucus five days after NH, bringing it into conflict with Granite State primary law.

Chair Connelly: “Anybody who wants this prize of being president has to come to south carolina and has to do well.”

Argues compressed calendar hurts candidates: “If the dates are so compressed, they don’t have a lot of time to reload.”

Related Topics: 2012 Elections, News, Republican Party, The Page

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