It appears that Pete Buttigieg, by the narrowest of margins, has won the Iowa Caucus in the Democratic Primary:
With 100% counted, it’s Buttigieg by a mere 1.5 SDE according to the IDP.
It includes the satellite rule in favor of Sanders, worth >3 dels, but also dozens of irregular, inconsistent or impossible precincts in need of verification before a projection we might never get
— Nate Cohn (@Nate_Cohn) February 7, 2020
CNN: Pete Buttigieg holds a narrow lead in the Iowa caucuses with 100% of precincts reporting. Campaigns have until 1 p.m. ET Friday to request a recanvass.
— Ryan Struyk (@ryanstruyk) February 7, 2020
(SDE stands for State Delegate Equivalent)
Here’s the graphic from the Associated Press on the delegate count:
It appears, however, that Sanders still won the popular vote. Which means he’s probably going to still declare himself the true winner:
3/ Though SDE percentages determine the winner, the new popular vote totals with 100% of precincts reporting are:
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) February 7, 2020