Analyzing caucus results in Iowa

Now at 100% of precincts reporting, Pete Buttigieg finished with a very slight lead over Bernie Sanders

Posted: Feb 7, 2020 1:38 AM

MASON CITY, Iowa - After a few days of waiting and working out technical kinks, results from Monday's Caucus are coming in.

As of Thursday evening, 100% of precincts in the state have reported results; statewide, Pete Buttigieg finished with a very slight lead over Bernie Sanders (both at 26%), followed by Warren (18%), Biden (16%), Klobuchar (12%), Andrew Yang (1%) and Tom Steyer (<1%).

Kris Urdahl is the Cerro Gordo Co. Democratic Caucus Committee Chair.

"I had lots of good comments from people that said that this was the best run caucus they've ever been to."

With Buttigieg's strong support across the state, she credits his strong campaigning across the state drove people to caucus for him.

"I think a lot of it has to do with organization across the state, and getting out and getting the word out. He was here several times, so were the other candidates. And it appears that his message appealed to a lot of people."

However, the glaring technical issues when it come to reporting the results, and the delays that came out of them, resulted in the Democratic National Committee calling on the Iowa Democratic Party to recanvass the results, with the goal of ensuring the results are accurate. Urdahl says there's nothing to worry about, as it's standard procedure.

"If anybody feels that the numbers are not accurate, then they go ahead and ask for a recount. That's all that's happening here, is the same process that happens in any election."

Connie Dianda caucused for Republicans on Monday, and had no issues on her end. She feels that the technical issues this week are leading to more uncertainty.

"It makes me wonder because of this, are candidates not wanting to come to Iowa first anymore? Because I enjoy seeing all the candidates face to face and talking to them. I hope we don't lose our first place status because of this."

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 585677

Reported Deaths: 7309
CountyCasesDeaths
Hennepin1214151720
Ramsey50647870
Dakota45309445
Anoka41050434
Washington26510280
Stearns22001221
St. Louis17598302
Scott17081124
Wright15800137
Olmsted1314197
Sherburne1149085
Carver1037345
Clay809992
Rice7978106
Blue Earth742641
Crow Wing655888
Kandiyohi649182
Chisago585851
Otter Tail570178
Benton562397
Goodhue473572
Mower462532
Douglas461874
Winona451250
Itasca424353
McLeod419158
Morrison415460
Isanti412563
Nobles407048
Beltrami389458
Steele382715
Polk381068
Becker376950
Lyon358750
Carlton341453
Freeborn340229
Pine325121
Nicollet321743
Brown303840
Mille Lacs298952
Le Sueur287022
Todd279132
Cass266928
Meeker252040
Waseca236022
Martin229131
Roseau206719
Wabasha20423
Hubbard185341
Dodge18253
Renville178443
Redwood171736
Houston170515
Cottonwood163221
Fillmore154710
Wadena153821
Pennington153419
Chippewa151538
Faribault150419
Kanabec142924
Sibley142010
Aitkin133436
Watonwan13139
Rock127719
Jackson121511
Pipestone114526
Yellow Medicine113820
Pope10876
Murray10609
Swift104518
Stevens89511
Marshall87617
Clearwater85916
Koochiching81615
Lake80619
Wilkin80312
Lac qui Parle75022
Big Stone5954
Lincoln5763
Grant5668
Mahnomen5418
Norman5379
Unassigned48993
Kittson48322
Red Lake3957
Traverse3685
Lake of the Woods3193
Cook1560

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 365306

Reported Deaths: 5923
CountyCasesDeaths
Polk57333622
Linn20748334
Scott19856240
Black Hawk15765308
Woodbury15097228
Johnson1442583
Dubuque13333209
Dallas1112998
Pottawattamie11060168
Story1056248
Warren574288
Clinton552492
Cerro Gordo536989
Sioux512974
Webster511193
Marshall481375
Muscatine475399
Des Moines452366
Wapello4286122
Buena Vista424040
Jasper417271
Plymouth400380
Lee373855
Marion360775
Jones297257
Henry290837
Carroll285052
Bremer283260
Crawford265940
Boone263234
Benton255455
Washington253550
Dickinson247643
Mahaska229451
Jackson220942
Kossuth215164
Clay214925
Tama209071
Delaware208240
Winneshiek196833
Page192522
Buchanan190531
Cedar188923
Hardin184843
Fayette184741
Wright183936
Hamilton179249
Harrison179173
Clayton169256
Butler164334
Mills161422
Madison160819
Floyd160042
Cherokee158438
Lyon157541
Poweshiek154733
Allamakee150551
Iowa148224
Hancock146934
Winnebago141231
Cass137854
Calhoun136913
Grundy136133
Emmet133940
Jefferson132235
Shelby130537
Sac130019
Appanoose128048
Union128033
Louisa127849
Mitchell125742
Chickasaw123815
Guthrie120829
Humboldt118826
Franklin117721
Palo Alto112323
Howard104222
Montgomery102838
Clarke99824
Unassigned9760
Keokuk95531
Monroe95129
Ida90234
Adair86232
Pocahontas85222
Monona82830
Davis82324
Osceola77916
Greene77610
Lucas77123
Worth7388
Taylor65712
Fremont6229
Decatur6069
Van Buren55718
Ringgold55524
Wayne53423
Audubon50710
Adams3384
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