Secretary of State William M. Gardner sees ‘‘a few options’’ to outmaneuvering other states, but he’s unable to discuss them.

He's N.H.'s secret to primary primacy

Power to schedule is held by a master

By Brian C. Mooney
Globe Staff / July 9, 2007

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CONCORD, N.H. -- William M. Gardner may be the single most powerful man in the nation when it comes to setting the schedule of contests that will nominate the presidential candidates of both parties next year. But you'd never know it to drop by his office on the second floor of the venerable granite State House. (Full article: 1378 words)

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