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Reaction to technology challenges in the Iowa caucuses

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Election 2020 Iowa Caucus
Precinct captain Carl Voss, of Des Moines, Iowa, holds his iPhone that shows the Iowa Democratic Party's caucus reporting app Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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Party officials in Iowa are sorting out the technology problems and reporting “inconsistencies” that delayed the release of Monday’s results of the Iowa caucuses. Meanwhile, the field of Democratic candidates are on the move toward New Hampshire with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg claiming victory based on preliminary estimates.

Kerri Miller talks with an Iowa political scientist about the state’s reaction to the challenges and how presidential candidates are proceeding as they move on to New Hampshire.

Guest:

  • Tim Hagle, political science professor at the University of Iowa and author of “Riding the Caucus Rollercoaster”

To listen to the full conversation you can use the audio player above.

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