Wisconsin used to have the second primary in the country. Wisconsin voters used to get the kind of attention reserved for Iowa today. And it used to be in April. In 1984 I was a high school senior and I got to skip school to see a Jessie Jackson rally and a Gary Hart (I think) rally. Our primary has moved to February 19th, which means that if no clear winner emerges from "Super Tuesday" we could get some
Maybe if the delegate count is really close among (fingers crossed) three contenders all the way through, states will realize that in economic terms the least shall be first. Then everyone will rush to move their primaries back again.
Because, really, primaries in January are just freaking ridiculous.
For your general trivia file: primaries are only 95 years old. The first was held in North Dakota in March of 1912. In 1964, Barry Goldwater didn't seal the deal on his nomination until the June 2 California primary. JUNE 2.