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Troy Price, the chairman of the Democratic Party in Iowa, resigned after the parliamentary group was obsessed last week with technical problems, questions about accuracy and delays.
In his resignation letter, he said that “the precinct and satellite meetings themselves have gone well.”
However, Troy Price acknowledged that the reporting process was “unacceptable.”
In last week’s election, Pete Butigig won a narrow 0.1% victory over Bernie Sanders over delegates, while Senator Sanders won the popular vote.
Since then, Sanders’ campaign has called for a review of the “revenge” vote.
Iowa’s Democratic leaders will elect a new local leader on Feb. 15.
Troy Price says in his letter: “Although I want to stay in this role and complete this process, I believe it is time for the Iowa Democratic Party to start looking ahead.
“My presence in my current role makes that harder.”
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He then added that Iowa Democrats were “not the only one to blame,” and mentioned partners and vendors who were also involved.
The Iowa presidency is an important first step in selecting a candidate for the presidency.
The primary parties and parliamentary groups are a series of nationwide votes that end with the Democratic nominee being elected at the party’s congress in July.
Although Iowa awards only 41 of the 1,991 delegates needed to become a Democratic candidate for the Democratic House, the state vote is generally considered the first clear indication of each candidate’s position in the race.
This year, the Iowa Democratic Party released a new app called Shadow, to officials who had to help them report results faster.
This was a problem with this application, which according to the party is a coding error that led to a delay in the results and extreme chaos on February 3.
Pete Buttigieg declared victory for himself the same day before any of the results were published.
In the end, the results were finally published three days later than expected.
At that time, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) had already made a decision, calling for a review of the general votes.
The second vote, which took place – the primary in New Hampshire on February 11 – was clearer. Bernie Sanders came in first, with Pete Butigig in second and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar in third.
Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, formerly considered leaders, placed fourth and fifth, each with zero delegates.