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%).
JUST IN: 71% of the Iowa caucus results are now in. Here’s a look at the race:
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