Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Resigns after Caucus Chaos

Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Resigns after Caucus Chaos

Created: February 12, 2020 06:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party has resigned after a disastrous caucus process beset by technical glitches led to a dayslong delay in reporting the results, inconsistencies in the numbers and no clear winner.

Chairman Troy Price announced his resignation Wednesday, saying Iowa Democrats deserved better than what happened on caucus night.

After a breakdown in the Feb. 3 caucuses, it took until Feb. 6 for the state party to issue what it said are complete results. In those figures, Pete Buttigieg leads Bernie Sanders by 0.09 percentage points.

The Associated Press hasn't declared a winner because it is not confident in the accuracy of the results. A partial recanvass is also underway.

Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.


Virtual events keep Dr. Martin Luther King Junior's legacy alive

University of Minnesota holds 40th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert virtually

Four-way stop being installed at 40th Avenue West and West Michigan Street

41-year-old man killed in Iron Co. snowmobile crash

Small group of armed protesters dwarfed by police at Michigan Capitol

State Patrol investigating fatal crash on Highway 169 in Itasca Co.