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Chairman Of Iowa Democrats Resigns Over Caucus Fracas

Troy Price, the chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party, announced his resignation Wednesday, more than a week after a series of technical glitches delayed results of the party’s caucuses. “The fact is that Democrats deserved better than what happened on caucus night,” Price said in a letter to party members on Wednesday. “As chair of this party, I am deeply ...

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Iowa Democrats Award Delegates Despite Potential Errors In Results

The Iowa Democratic Party projected Sunday that Pete Buttigieg will win the state’s caucuses, though several news organizations are declining to declare a winner because of a series of technical glitches and tabulation errors that have marred the results. The party said in a statement that Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is projected to win 14 delegates, ...

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‘Enough Is Enough’: DNC Chair Wants Iowa Democrats To Recanvass Caucus Results

Tom Perez, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, called on the Iowa Democratic Party to recanvass its caucus results, which have been delayed by a series of technical difficulties. “Enough is enough,” Perez declared on Twitter. “In light of the problems that have emerged in the implementation of the delegate selection plan and in order to assure public confidence ...

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‘Mayor’ Pete Buttigieg Wins Monday’s Iowa Caucus, Bernie Sanders Wins Popular Vote: Democrats Are AGAIN to Blame for Voting Issues

I love this: “Handsy” Joe Biden, the glorified Democratic frontrunner scored a dismal 15.6% of state delegates behind Buttigieg, Sanders, and Warren. Doncha just love dissension in the Party of Fools? With 62% of state precincts counted (finally), Buttigieg managed to eke out a win, barely.  Sanders is not far behind (1.8%) and actually managed to win the popular vote ...

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Iowa Democratic Party To Make ‘Minor Correction’ To Caucus Results

The Iowa Democratic Party’s caucus woes continued Wednesday when the party said it will make a “minor correction” on to the results of Monday’s caucuses. “There will be a minor correction to the last batch of results and we will be pushing an update momentarily,” the party announced shortly after releasing an updated tally of the caucus results. There will ...

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DHS Offered To Test The Iowa Caucus App, But Democrats Declined

The Department of Homeland Security offered to test the app used in the Iowa Democratic caucuses — which is riddled with bugs and has led to complete election disarray, but that offer was declined. Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf said Tuesday that the department’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency offered to vet the app commissioned by the Iowa Democratic Party ...

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Clinton Campaign Veterans Run Firm That Built The Disastrous Iowa Caucus Phone App

The firm behind the phone app that caused delays in reporting the results of the Iowa Democratic caucus is operated by three Hillary Clinton campaign veterans. The firm has also done business during the 2020 election cycle with Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s campaign. Iowa Democrats intended to use the app, created by Shadow Inc., to make it easier for ...

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How the heck do caucuses work?

It would seem that the caucus system of selecting candidates is a bit confusing and a cadre of videos and written explanations have surfaced to help everyone understand just how the heck caucuses do what they do. Where do I go to Caucus? Caucusing locations are not necessarily the same place voters normally go to vote. Instead, consult the party ...

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Romney Takes Iowa by 8 Votes

Iowa GOP Caucus Vote Totals: (from CNN politics) Romney – 30,015 Santorum – 30,007 R.Paul – 26,219 Gingrich – 16,251 Perry – 12,604 Bachmann – 6,073 Huntsman – 745 In the closest primary election in modern America history, Mitt Romney edged Rick Santorum by just 8 votes in Tuesday night’s Iowa GOP caucus vote. Santorum’s surprising surge to a second ...

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"Game On:" SANTORUM WINS IOWA!! (sorta)

Rick Santorum opened his Iowa-closing speech by saying, “Game On!” alluding to his significant (almost) surprise ( to everyone but CDN) win in Iowa despite spending next to nothing, riding around in a borrowed pickup and being far down in the polls. After the initial reports, CDN called the race for Santorum based on the remaining counties, their population and the results ...

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Three tickets out of Iowa?

Throughout the day, pundits have been proclaiming that there would only be three tickets out of Iowa – the candidates that come in first, second and third in the state’s caucuses. With 41% of Iowa voters answering that they had not made up their minds yet, election-watchers could be up for a wild ride. Take into account that Iowa is also ...

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Iowa Caucus Results [Live Update]

It’s Tuesday night and the Iowa caucuses are getting set to open. The CDN staff is staying on top of the evening’s events to keep you informed and will be updating this post throughout the night (refresh for updates). If you still aren’t quite sure how the Iowa caucuses work – here’s our step-by-step explanation. If you’d like to see ...

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How do the Iowa caucuses choose a candidate?

Starting at 8pm ET  tomorrow night, Iowans will gather in the state’s 1,774 precincts to start the process by which the Iowa convention will choose delegates to go choose delegates who will then choose .. yes, more delegates. How exactly does that work? Held in places like schools, libraries and  private homes, the precinct gatherings start as a conference of ...

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2012 GOP Primary: Iowa Caucuses are a Media Sham

The Republican roller-coaster ride, also known as the 2012 GOP Presidential primaries took another wild swing recently – this time into the dark tunnel known as Ron Paul Libertarianism as he leaped into the lead in some polls in Iowa last week. The race currently appears to be a three-way cliff hanger between Romney, Gingrich, Santorum and Paul with Perry ...

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