Buttigieg Holds Slim Lead With 71% Of Iowa Reporting

Reuters reports:

Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont remain in a tight battle for the lead in the Iowa caucuses following a new round of results released late Tuesday night.

After a daylong delay, the Iowa Democratic Party has now made public 71% of results from all 99 Iowa counties.

Buttigieg holds a slight lead over Sanders in State Delegate Equivalents (SDE), 26.8% to 25.2%. That’s followed by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (18.4%), former Vice President Joe Biden (15.4%), and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar (12.6%).