Date: October 01, 2017
“California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Wednesday signed a measure moving the state’s 2020 presidential primary to March — a move likely to give the nation’s most populous state more sway in the nominating contest.
California has typically held its primary in June, often weeks after the eventual Republican and Democratic presidential nominees have rounded up the delegates to secure their party’s nomination.
But under the legislation signed Wednesday, California’s primary would fall on Super Tuesday, when several other states hold their primaries, forcing candidates to compete more aggressively in the Golden State.