Clinton wins Iowa delegate after coin toss

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A video captured by a Univision reporter shows caucus officials resorting to a coin toss to decide which Democratic presidential candidate would receive the precinct's fifth delegate.

β€œIt was very, very close. Remember this is a caucus, it was very, very close. It was called by a coin toss,” says a woman in the video.

According to the rules for Democratic precincts, ties between two or more candidates can be broken by a coin toss.

The Des Moines Register reported at least two instances of decisions by coin toss, all breaking for Clinton.

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The Iowa Democratic caucuses too close to call, with Sanders and Clinton locked in a dead heat.

With 95 percent of precincts reporting, Clinton had 49.8 percent of state delegates to Sanders's 49.6 percent. The candidates will likely split the delegates almost evenly.