Iowa Caucus

As you may know, the Iowa caucus was on February 1st, 2016. A caucus is a meeting of the members of a legislative body who are members of a particular political party, to select candidates or decide policy. With 99.99% of votes, Cruz had 27.7%, a big change from his earlier amount of votes, and left Donald Trump by 24.3%. Rubio held 23.1% of votes. Clinton and Sanders are neck in neck  at 50%. O’Malley only got 1%.

In conclusion, on the Democratic side Clinton is in the lead and on the Republican side, Cruz takes the lead. 

By Caroline Bartol

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