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Professors, I very much enjoyed listening to your insight on the Iowa caucus. I would like to ask you a couple of questions that arose in my mind while I was watching the video, if possible, and hear your opinions on them if I could. How much do you think, the Iowa caucus holds in actual importance? Based on the facts of this state being overwhemlingly white (disproportional representation is what I am getting at) and with the small percent of population compared to the whole nation's voter turnout, I personally feel like it shouldn't be that important but in reality it does weed out the candidates and give fairly important 'boost' to those who win, at least going into New Hampshire as you talked about momentum. Is it fair that the people in Iowa hold this amount of power, or is it actually not that much? Thank you, Shimin Park

by Shimin Park (not verified)