Iowa Caucuses

Pollsters: Technology Has Been a Disaster for Caucuses

In a recent article, Nate Silver’s polling aggregation blog FiveThirtyEight states that tech that was designed to improve the efficiency of caucuses have actually make the process significantly worse, potentially “dooming” caucuses following the Iowa fiasco.

Democratic presidential candidate Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters as they wait for results to come in at his caucus night watch party on February 3, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Kerem Yucel / AFP) (Photo by KEREM YUCEL/AFP via Getty Images)

‘Saturday Night Live’ Roasts Democrats’ Iowa Caucus Chaos 

“Saturday Night Live” paid limited attention to President Donald Trump’s acquittal from impeachment charges earlier this week and instead mocked the Democratic Party’s Iowa caucuses, where an app meant to make reporting the results easier ended up causing major counting delays.

'SNL' Roasts Democrats’ Iowa Primary Mess , NBC

Biden: ‘We Took a Gut Punch in Iowa’

During a speech on Wednesday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stated that his campaign “took a gut punch in Iowa.” Biden said, “I am not going to sugarcoat it. We took a gut punch in Iowa.

NEWTON, IOWA - JANUARY 30: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden pauses as he speaks during a campaign event at Vince Meyer Learning Center on January 30, 2020 in Newton, Iowa. With less than a week to go before the 2020 Iowa Presidential caucuses, Joe Biden is campaigning …