Iowa Caucus 2020: The race has begun for the next leader

Posted : 2020-02-07 12:35 Updated : 2020-02-07 12:52
Amy Pfeiffer, an executive assistant from Production Management One, irons a US flag in advance of the Pete for America caucus night watch party in the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucus for the 2020 Democratic presidential race at Drake University Bell Center in Des Moines, Iowa, USA, 03 February 2020. EPA

People jump down from a mound of snow after Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign stop at the Bernie 2020 Cedar Rapids Field Office, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. AP

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., arrivers at a campaign stop at the Bernie 2020 Cedar Rapids Field Office, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. AP

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden (L) greets voters during a campaign event on February 02, 2020 in Dubuque, Iowa. With one day to go before the 2020 Iowa Presidential caucuses, Joe Biden is campaigning across Iowa. AFP

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) addresses an overflow crowd in the Kent Campus Center atrium on the campus of Simpson College February 02, 2020 in Indianola, Iowa. With the endorsement of the Des Moines Register newspaper, Warren is campaigning across the state the day before the all-important Iowa Caucuses. AFP

Attendees hold letters that read "CAUCUS" during a campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg at Northwest Junior High, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Coralville, Iowa. AP

Joann Dvorak (not shown) of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passes out 'Bernie Cookies' as she waits US Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders to arrive for a meet and greet in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA, 02 February, 2020. The first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses are scheduled for 03 February 2020. EPA

US democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren (L) reacts while taking a photo with supporter Heather Ryan during a Super Bowl watch party in Des Moines, Iowa, USA, 02 February 2020. The first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses are on 03 February 2020. EPA

An elderly woman pushes a walking frame past a bus belonging to Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., February 2, 2020. Reuters

A cutout of Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, is displayed at a campaign office the day of the Iowa Caucus, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in West Des Moines, Iowa. AP

A protester is dragged from the room as Donald Trump Jr. (Top R) speaks with his brother Eric during a "Keep Iowa Great" press conference in Des Moines, IA, on February 3, 2020. AFP

A woman holds a Trump flag on the street February 3, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Iowans will pick their choices for Democratic presidential candidate at the state caucuses this evening, the first in the primary season. AFP

This Jan. 24, 2020, photo shows a tree stump painted in the front yard of a home in Des Moines, Iowa. AP

A billboard of Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg is displayed in the backyard of George Davey's home on February 03, 2020 in West Des Moines, Iowa. During the previous Presidential election, Davey had placed a billboard of then candidate President Donald Trump in the same location. AFP

Staff members hang a sign before a caucus night party for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., in Des Moines, Iowa, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. AP

Joelle Tessari, of Los Angeles, precinct captain for the Andrew Yang campaign, tries to appeal to Steve Poulsen of West Liberty, a Biden supporter, after seeing that former Vice President Joe Biden will not be a viable candidate at their caucus site, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in West Liberty, Iowa. AP

Audience members listen as Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at a Get Out the Caucus rally in Indianola, Iowa, U.S., February 2, 2020. Reuters

Attendees cheer as Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a campaign event at Northwest Junior High, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Coralville, Iowa. AP

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders react at a rally at the Drake University Olmsted Center in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., February 3, 2020. Reuters

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., visits with a young supporter at a caucus at Roosevelt Hight School, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. AP

Worker Joe Robinson vacuums at the site of Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders' Caucus night rally in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., February 3, 2020. Reuters

Flags are left on a seat before a rally by former Vice President Joe Biden in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., February 3, 2020. Reuters