With 86% of precincts reporting, Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Ind., held 27% of the state delegates, followed by Sanders, the Vermont senator, at 25%; Massachusetts Sen.
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The app was supposed to help streamline the process by reducing the number of phone calls to report caucus results from the state's more than 1,700 precincts.
Buttigieg takes lead in first Iowa results after presidential caucus chaos
"I am not going to sugarcoat it: We took a gut punch in Iowa", Mr Biden said. Evers said. "To me, that makes sense". Andrew Smith, a pollster and political scientist at the University of New Hampshire, told Newsweek that both states are vital because they provide a "winnowing function" to the field of candidates. They admit Biden was contaminated by fallout from the trial but this won't be enough to seriously derail his campaign for the party's nomination. Following him among those voters is Warren with 21% and Buttigieg with 9%. He says Sanders would drag down other Democratic candidates.
The caucuses do showcase a pure form of democracy, with candidates' supporters in the same room vying for support and voting for their preference for president, from among the candidates. "Well, we're already seeing what Donald Trump is going to do with that". Buttigieg said states like Iowa and New Hampshire force candidates to "actually have human contact" with voters.
Campaign officials say volunteers knocked on tens of thousands of doors last weekend alone and will continue to do so leading up to the February 11 vote. New Hampshire is set to be another tight race, with two candidates who represent neighboring states in the Senate.
The delay was originally blamed on a "coding error" that forced an "investigation", as well as requiring votes to be counted by hand. Bernie Sanders' campaign released their own data and showed Sanders with a heavy lead on his opponents before the official vote totals were released. "It's pathetic", Tim Murtaugh, a campaign spokesman, told Bloomberg.
Precinct chairs across the state experienced problems downloading or logging into the app, one of the ways they were supposed to be able to send the results from their smaller, individual caucuses to the IDP.
Sanders received 8.1 delegates in Marshall County.
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The Yemeni tribal leaders said the drone strike took place in the Wadi Ubaidah area in the eastern province of Marib. Al-Qaida and an Islamic State affiliate have exploited the chaos to expand their presence in the country.
LDS Church transfers missionaries out of Hong Kong due to coronavirus concerns
"There's a high possibility that efforts to move the suspended China flights to other routes will cause oversupply", it added. Other airlines have interrupted or even reduced their services to China because of the coronavirus outbreak there.
Israel and Sudan set the stage for normalizing relations
Information Minister Faisal Saleh said the government hadn't been notified or consulted and would seek clarification. The statement further noted that Pompeo had invited Burhan to Washington, DC to meet with him later in the year.