Pete Buttigieg is leading in a partial count of the Iowa caucuses, as results poured in from the state Democratic Party nearly 24 hours after they were first expected.
With 62% of the vote in, Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, was on top of the crowded Democratic primary field with 27% of state delegate equivalents — the way wins and losses have always been measured in Iowa. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was next at 25%, followed by 18% for Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Former Vice President Joe Biden was in fourth place, with 16%.
It’s unclear when the remaining 38% of Iowa caucuses votes will be in.
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