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Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price: "A thorough, transparent, independent examination of what occurred will follow"

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Troy Price:  'We were faced with multiple reporting challenges and decided, out of an abundance of caution, to protect the integrity of the caucuses. Bottom line was a stumbling block on the end of the reporting.'

Precinct captains complained that  a new app designed to report vote tallies had malfunctioned plus call waits on the backup hotline, placing scrutiny on the Iowa Democratic Party's decision to offer the app, even after NPR and other outlets highlighted long-standing concerns with the app leading up to caucus night.

Nevada chair William McCurdy II: 'We will not be employing the same app or vendor used in the Iowa caucus. We had already developed a series of backups and redundant reporting systems, and are currently evaluating the best path forward.'

Sanders is ahead in raw votes, but the delegate count is what the state party uses to determine the winner of the caucuses.

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Yeah right. The guy couldn't even make an announcement without looking like a total liar.

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I still trust him. He could be a boob, a fall guy. Time will tell.


I also could be dead wrong. Buttigieg's "victory" is suspect to me, through and through.

Submitted on Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020 at 6:28:41 PM

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