FOLLOW-UP: Caucus recount, Hillary still the winner for democrats

Recount done, Hillary still won Iowa for democrats

By Jessica Plue | jplue@kcautv.com

Published 02/07 2016 05:07PM

Updated 02/08 2016 09:29AM

The neck-and-neck Iowa caucus race between Clinton and Sanders now has reached resolution on the lingering questions of count accuracy.

The outcome remains unchanged with Hillary Clinton has coming out on top. To resolve the caucus outcome, the Iowa Democratic Party worked closely with both camps and their respective party leaders, reviewing results from the 14 discrepant precinct caucuses.

Nine of the 14 precincts were confirmed to be correct as reported on caucus night, while five instances of reporting errors were found:

 

Marion County, Knoxville 3 Precinct:

Reported As: 5 county convention delegates for Clinton, 4 county convention delegates for Sanders

Confirmed As: 4 county convention delegates for Clinton, 5 county convention delegates for Sanders

Net Change: Sanders gains 0.13 state delegate equivalents (SDEs); Clinton loses 0.13 SDEs

 

Woodbury County, 43 Oto/Oto Township Precinct:

Reported As: 1 county convention delegate for Clinton

Confirmed As: 1 county convention delegate for Sanders

Net Change: Sanders gains 0.15 SDEs, Clinton loses 0.15 SDEs

 

Osceola County, Ashton Precinct:

Reported As: 3 county convention delegates for O’Malley, 4 county convention delegates for Sanders

Confirmed As: 4 county convention delegates for O’Malley, 3 county convention delegates fro Sanders

Net Change: O’Malley gains 0.0167 SDEs, Sanders loses 0.0167 SDEs

 

Story County, Sherman Township Precinct:

Reported As: 1 county convention delegate for Sanders

Confirmed As: 1 county convention delegate for Clinton

Net Change: Clinton gains 0.23 SDEs, Sanders loses 0.23 SDEs

 

Poweshiek County, 1st Ward Grinnell:

Reported As: 18 county convention delegates for Sanders, 8 county convention delegates for Clinton

Confirmed As: 19 county convention delegates for Sanders, 7 county convention delegates for Clinton

Net Change: Sanders gains 0.072 SDEs, Clinton loses 0.072 SDEs

 

Total net Change:

Sanders gains 0.1053 SDEs

Clinton loses 0.122 SDEs

O’Malley gains 0.0167 SDEs

 

Updated Results:

Clinton: 700.47 SDEs (--0.122 SDEs) 49.84%

Sanders: 696.92 SDEs (+0.1053 SDEs) 49.59%

O’Malley: 7.63 SDEs (+0.0167 SDEs) 0.54%

Uncommitted: 0.46 SDEs (unchanged) 0.03%

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