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Most are more quietly endearing themselves to local candidates with phone calls, emails and donations up and down the ballot across Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada, the states expected to host the first four presidential primary contests in roughly 15 months.
The early-state relationships require a delicate balance for those who want to stand out in a crowded field next year without neglecting the high-stakes midterm elections this fall.
Control of Congress and state houses across the nation is up for grabs in just three weeks. He also attended a family reunion with extended relatives in Iowa last week before and after stumping for dozens of down-ballot candidates for offices like secretary of agriculture and state auditor.
Booker, who is openly contemplating a bid, campaigns for South Carolina Democrats on Thursday. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is in the midst of her own re-election campaign, as well as a midterm blitz to help other Democrats nationwide win their races.
While she has not yet campaigned for Democrats in neighboring New Hampshire, she was among the first elected officials to call gubernatorial candidate Molly Kelly on the night of her primary election victory. Warren has also designated staff to help candidates in the early states, including former staffers now working for state parties in New Hampshire and South Carolina.
In Iowa, congressional candidates J. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is expected to rally supporters behind Scholten later this month. They met in Los Angeles at an April event sponsored by The Links, a service organization dedicated to black professional women. Their bond has grown since. She has traveled to 10 states and plans to travel to South Carolina late this week.
Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, who has spent much of the year working to help elect female candidates across the country, has sent out nine emails to raise money for Nevada Senate candidate Jacky Rosen. Gillibrand took 20 minutes during the recent Supreme Court debate to address Nevada Democrats, via teleconference.
While President Donald Trump ignored laying such groundwork and found success, relationships in the early states are expected to matter — particularly in a field that could attract as many as two dozen candidates.
Garcetti is using his southern California connections to try to separate himself from the pack.Get the latest science news and technology news, read tech reviews and more at ABC News. Primary elections in New Hampshire.
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