Late Tuesday, the Iowa Democratic Party finally released some results from Monday’s Iowa caucuses. Officials blamed technology problems for the delay in tabulating the vote. It was an embarrassing start to the nominating process for Democrats in the race for the White House.
For more we turn to CGTN’s Dan Williams in Des Moines, Iowa.
To discuss all of this:
- Sery Kim is a Republican strategist and former senior adviser in the Trump administration.
- David Schultz teaches political science and election law at Hamline University and the University of Minnesota.
- Hilary Shelton is the director of the NAACP’s Washington bureau and senior vice president for advocacy and policy.
- Aaron Mate’ is a contributing writer for The Nation magazine, and the host of “Pushback with Aaron Mate’.
Breaking News: Partial results for the Iowa caucuses show Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders ahead and Joe Biden falling well behind the other top-tier candidates https://t.co/Y2M1wMMc32
— The New York Times (@nytimes) February 4, 2020
— Daniel Williams (@DanWilliamsTV) February 4, 2020
The Sanders campaign’s decision to release its internal results came after hours of frustration with the Iowa Democratic Party, whose app contributed to delays in the reporting of precinct results. https://t.co/KDefUeX2lH #IowaCaucuses
— The Intercept (@theintercept) February 4, 2020
— Reuters (@Reuters) February 4, 2020
Our AMAZING Iowa Caucus team is heading back home!
Thank you ALL for your hard work.
President @realDonaldTrump CRUSHED all incumbent turnout records in Iowa!
— Team Trump (Text TRUMP to 88022) (@TeamTrump) February 4, 2020