Joe Biden failed in the first party meeting, which precedes the U.S. election. According to preliminary data among Democrats, Bernie Sanders won.
At the Democratic caucus in Iowa, Bernie Sanders is ahead of democratic candidate Joe Biden, according to the first preliminary exit polls. This was announced on Tuesday, February 4, The Independent reports.
The most impressive support for Sanders was provided by young voters.
It is noted that another candidate Pete Buttigieg also showed a good result. Meanwhile, Joe Biden also had a strong level of support, especially among the older generation of voters. For example, a third of voters aged 65 and over said they supported the former vice president.
Sanders’s campaign later released the results of its parallel vote count. According to them, Bernie Sanders received a total of 29.66% of the vote, and Joe Biden – 12.37%.
The announcement of the results of the country’s first primaries was reportedly delayed by several hours as officials faced apparent technical problems with the app used to transmit the results Voting.
Meanwhile, incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump won the Iowa Republican Party. The Republican Party’s office in the state posted a message on its Twitter page.
Earlier it was reported that according to the poll, Bernie Sanders is the most likely rival of Donald Trump in the US presidential election in 2020.