A high-profile Democrat just gave up. His resignation has been officially confirmed, capping off a torrent of political scandal and bad press for the embattled party figure.
“The chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party announced his resignation Wednesday after a disastrous caucus process beset by technical glitches,” reported The Associated Press.
The report noted how the botched caucus process for Democrat voters “led to a dayslong delay in reporting the results, inconsistencies in the numbers and no clear winner.”
Troy Price, chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party, issued the kind of apology one would expect — saying that “Democrats deserved better” and he bears “responsibility” for what happened.
After the recanvassing took place, former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg, narrowly defeated Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and was declared the winner.
Buttigieg scored 14 delegates to the Democratic National Convention, while Sanders won 12 delegates. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) came in third place with eight delegates.
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