February 4, 2020

Caucus Chaos

Monday night's Iowa caucus officially kicked off the 2020 presidential election, but it also had significant delays. Maria and Julio are joined by Shirley Wang, a freelance journalist based in Iowa City, to talk about the confusion that was Iowa's caucus and why the results took so long to come out. They also talk about the POC communities in Iowa and their importance in the 2020 election.  ITT Staff Picks: - Check out Shirley Wang's piece on how the Iowa caucuses work, via the New York Times. - Read about the tech firm behind the disastrous app for the Iowa caucus, via the Los Angeles Times. - The Iowa caucuses and their accessibility problem, from Vox.  

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