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Politics Iowa Democrats reviewing 5 percent of precincts

03:50  09 february  2020
03:50  09 february  2020 Source:   msn.com

Iowa Will Not Release Caucus Results Until Tuesday Morning

  Iowa Will Not Release Caucus Results Until Tuesday Morning The Iowa Democratic Party will not release results from the caucuses until Tuesday morning after discovering “inconsistencies” from some precincts, as a technological disaster turned the opening event of the Democratic nomination race into a political debacle. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Candidates began delivering versions of their post-caucus victory speeches as it became clear that the delay could be extensive and national television audiences dwindled.

The Iowa Democratic Party is reviewing caucus results from 95 precincts before it plans to release its official final vote count on Monday. The review comes after complaints from the top three candidates -- Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren -- of inconsistencies in how votes were

A new batch of results from the Iowa Democrats has almost eliminated Pete Buttigieg’s narrow lead over Bernie Sanders in state delegate equivalents. The candidates’ percentages remain virtually unchanged from results released earlier in the day. 71% of precincts now reporting. Earlier it was 62%.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Democratic Party is reviewing roughly 5 percent of the precincts in Monday's Iowa Democratic presidential caucuses after issuing a deadline for campaigns to offer data demonstrating inconsistencies with the party's results.

Precinct captain Carl Voss of Des Moines displays the Iowa Democratic Party caucus reporting app on his phone outside of the Iowa Democratic Party headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)© Provided by Associated Press Precinct captain Carl Voss of Des Moines displays the Iowa Democratic Party caucus reporting app on his phone outside of the Iowa Democratic Party headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

In a statement Saturday, state party officials in their effort to clean up after Monday's reporting breakdown said they were reviewing campaign data from 95 of the 1,765 precinct caucuses and would issue any corrections to the final results by Monday.

Iowa caucus live updates: Democrats to release more vote results after chaos

  Iowa caucus live updates: Democrats to release more vote results after chaos The Iowa Democratic Part is set to make public more votes on Wednesday.So far, 71 percent of the vote has been released. Results could change as more data is put out. NBC has not called a winner in the race. Caucusgoers gathered at nearly 1,700 sites across Iowa to tally support for their preferred candidates on Monday night only for the count to be thrown into disarray when what Iowa Democrats called "inconsistencies" delayed the reporting of results.

US Democrat presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg narrowly beat front-runner Bernie Sanders in the Iowa caucuses, according to results announced by the state's Democratic Party on Thursday night. Each precinct in the state of Iowa holds its own caucus for party members.

Iowa Democratic Party officials are reviewing results from the Iowa caucuses and making updates where discrepancies have been found. The Register, too, has received numerous reports that the results announced at precincts Monday night don't match what the Iowa Democratic Party has

The party asked the campaigns to submit evidence of inconsistencies in the final results of Monday's caucuses, which ended in a near-tie of former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

a group of people in a room: Flags wave before Minnesota Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar speaks during a campaign rally at Franklin Junior High on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Des Moines.
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Iowa's leadoff caucuses ended in disarray, after a technical problem and then a telephone logjam prevented the Iowa Democratic Party from compiling results until Thursday evening.

In those figures Buttigieg leads Sanders by two state delegate equivalents out of 2,152 counted. That is a margin of 0.09 percentage points.

The Associated Press said Thursday it is unable to declare a winner based on the available information. The results as reported by the Iowa Democratic Party, the AP believes, may not be fully accurate.

The party, which runs the contest, has given the campaigns until Monday to request a review of all the results.

Bernie Sanders' campaign to request recount of Iowa caucuses .
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign plans to ask for a partial recount of the Iowa caucus results after the state Democratic Party releases the results of its recanvass. Sanders campaign senior adviser Jeff Weaver told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday that the campaign has had a representative in contact with the Iowa Democratic Party throughout the recanvass process. Sanders campaign senior adviser Jeff Weaver told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday that the campaign has had a representative in contact with the Iowa Democratic Party throughout the recanvass process. "Based on what we understand to be the results, we intend to ask for a recount," he said.

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