HUUUUUGE delay....and silence?
Results from Iowa caucuses delayed because of 'quality control' – Caucus updates
Mandy McClure, communications director for the Iowa Democratic Party, acknowledged delays in caucus results, saying they were due to quality checks and the fact the party was reporting three sets of data for the first time.
“The integrity of the results is paramount," McClure said at around 9:30 p.m. "What we know right now is that around 25 percent of precincts have reported, and early data indicates turnout is on pace for 2016."
Several Democratic precinct chairs reported Monday afternoon they were unable to log into a new phone app to report results.
Bret Niles, chairman of the Linn County Democratic Party, said he was aware of eight of 86 precinct officials in that county that had trouble logging into the app as of about 2:30 p.m. Monday.
Precinct chairs were provided a PIN to test the mobile app, which was different than a login required for Caucus Day. Some might have entered the wrong login credentials Monday, creating temporary problems, Niles said.
- Lee Rood and Jason Clayworth, Des Moines Register