The Democratic Party penalized the state of Florida because the state legislature moved its primary from February 5th (Super Tuesday) to January 29th (today). The state of Florida will have no delegates at the 2008 Democratic National Convention and the candidates, other than Mike Graves, have not campaigned in the state.
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
Election Time: Florida Democratic Primary
Just as today is the Florida Republican primary it is also the Florida Democratic primary, where voters Democratic voters will have the opportunity to select Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Mike Gravel or Barack Obama to represent their party in the upcoming race for the U.S. presidency.