Buttigieg in closing Iowa ad: 'It's time to turn the page'

Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegLGBTQ voters must show up at the polls, or risk losing progress Buttigieg says it's time to 'turn the page' on Trump administration Sunday shows preview: Coronavirus cases surge in the Midwest; Trump hits campaign trail after COVID-19 MORE on Monday released his closing ad ahead of the Democratic caucuses in Iowa next week.

The 30-second ad entitled “It’s Time” will run across Iowa through caucus night, according to a release from the campaign. 

Buttigieg’s final ad in the Hawkeye State addresses “corporate greed,” climate change and stopping “endless wars with alliances.”


“It's time to turn the page from a Washington experience paralyzed by the same old thinking, polarized by the same old fights, to a bold vision for the next generation,” Buttigieg says in the ad. 

“We need to break from the old politics and unify this nation,” he adds.

Polls have shown Buttigieg in the top tier of candidates in Iowa. A CBS News poll found the former mayor in third with 22 percent support, just behind Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOcasio-Cortez rolls out Twitch channel to urge voting Calls grow for Democrats to ramp up spending in Texas The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Goldman Sachs - Tipping point week for Trump, Biden, Congress, voters MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden holds massive cash advantage over Trump ahead of Election Day Tax records show Trump maintains a Chinese bank account: NYT Trump plays video of Biden, Harris talking about fracking at Pennsylvania rally MORE, who have 26 percent and 25 percent of the vote, respectively.

But Biden, Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenJustice Department charges Google with illegally maintaining search monopoly Overnight Health Care: Trump takes criticism of Fauci to a new level | GOP Health Committee chairman defends Fauci | Birx confronted Pence about Atlas Senate Democrats call for ramped up Capitol coronavirus testing MORE (D-Mass.) have pulled away from Buttigieg and other candidates in the Super Tuesday states, making Iowa crucial to the former mayor.

The Iowa poll surveyed 2,500 registered voters between Jan. 16-23 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.9 percentage points. The Super Tuesday poll surveyed 8,593 Democrats and registered voters who lean Democratic in the same time period with a margin of error of plus or minus 1.6 percentage points.