Video: Primary season's early end is unprecedented
March 14, 2000
Web posted at: 8:37 p.m. EST (0137 GMT)
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Never before has a contested presidential primary nomination been decided this early. After decisive Super Tuesday wins by Democratic Vice President Al Gore and Republican Texas Gov. George Bush, their rivals -- Democrat Bill Bradley and GOP Sen. John McCain -- were virtually shut-out of the race.
CNN Senior Political Analyst Bill Schneider takes a look at how the primary system has changed over the years, and the possible second thoughts this year's voters may have about the front-loaded primary process in Election 2000.
CNN Senior Political Analyst Bill Schneider talks about the Presidential election then and now.