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Live updates and delays in voting results

Joe Biden’s campaign is slamming the Iowa Democratic Party, saying the “considerable flaws” holding up election results for the Iowa Caucuses demand a complete and speedy answer.

“We appreciate that you plan to brief the campaigns momentarily on these issues, and we plan to participate,” Dana Remus, general counsel for the former vice president’s campaign wrote in a letter Monday night as delays extended into early Tuesday morning.

“However, we believe that the campaigns deserve full explanations and relevant information regarding the methods of quality control you are employing, and an opportunity to respond before any official results are released,” the letter said.

The Iowa Democratic Party which runs the caucuses reported “inconsistencies” in the reporting of the result.

“In addition to the tech systems being used to tabulate results, we are also using photos of results and a paper trail to validate that all results match and ensure that we have confidence and accuracy in the numbers we report,” said Mandy McClure, a spokeswoman for the state party. “This is simply a reporting issue, the app did not go down and this is not a hack or an intrusion. The underlying data and paper trail is sound and will simply take time to further report the results.”

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Vice President and current Democratic presidential candidate hopeful Joe Biden speaks to supporters following the Iowa Caucus at the Olmstead Building at Drake University in Des Moines on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.

Buttigieg: Iowa has proved the skeptics wrong

The last of the Democratic frontrunners to speak while the candidates still waited for results, Pete Buttigieg went farther than others had in claiming victory.

“We don’t know all of the results. But we know by the time it’s all said and done, Iowa, you have shocked the nation,” Buttigieg said. “Because, by all indications, we are going on to New Hampshire victorious.”