THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
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

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

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)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Connect with Boston.com

Twitter Follow us on @BostonUpdate, other Twitter accounts