Like Nebraska, Kansas will no longer award delegates to Democratic presidential candidates via caucuses.
The state’s Democratic Party announced the decision Thursday.
It will switch to a party-run primary a year from Thursday — May 2, 2020. With caucuses, voters gather in a place and discuss the candidates, as opposed to a primary, in which voting is done privately like in a general election.
The Nebraska Democratic Party announced a return to a primary system in December. It said the move was overwhelmingly supported by Nebraska Democrats. The party has held caucuses since 2008.
Kansas became the latest state in the region to end caucuses. Colorado voters ended it under a proposition in 2016.
For now, four states still use caucuses, including all-important Iowa. Others are Nevada, Wyoming and Maine, which is considering a switch, according to the New York Times. North Dakota calls its system a caucus but it operates more like a state-run primary.
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