Iowa Democrats to issue 'minor correction' to latest caucus results

The Iowa Democratic Party said it would issue a “minor correction” to the latest results of the Iowa caucuses released earlier on Wednesday.

The party did not reveal what the correction would entail. The party this week was forced to delay the results of the caucuses that took place on Monday after spotting issues in an app used to transmit reports from caucus sites across the state.

The latest results released early on Wednesday afternoon, covering 75 percent of precincts, showed former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Pence defends response, says Trump never 'belittled' virus threat Reuters poll finds Sanders cutting Biden national lead to single digits Biden says he'll adopt plans from Sanders, Warren MORE holding on to a narrow lead in the state’s delegate share, followed closely by Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBiden campaign: Trump and former vice president will have phone call about coronavirus Judge slams Wisconsin governor, lawmakers for not delaying election amid coronavirus outbreak The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden offers to talk coronavirus response with Trump MORE (I-Vt.). 


“There will be a minor correction to the last batch of results and we will be pushing an update momentarily,” the party tweeted Wednesday afternoon.

The Iowa Democratic Party did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Hill.

The correction is just the latest development in a process that has sparked an avalanche of confusion regarding the caucus results, leading to strong criticism of how Iowa Democrats handled the process.

The disorder was largely fueled by the breakdown of a new app the Iowa Democratic Party was using for the first time this year that was intended to speed up reporting. The party said there were “inconsistencies” in the way the outcomes are reported.