How the Iowa Caucuses Work

How the Iowa Caucuses Work

On caucus night, both the Democratic and Republican parties in Iowa gather to conduct precinct caucuses. The caucuses include a discussion of issues, the selection of delegates to represent the precinct at county conventions, and of most interest to the rest of the nation, a decision on presidential candidate preference. The Republican and Democratic parties differ in how they conduct the caucuses. Click the buttons for a closer look at how the caucuses work.

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