4 Feb 2020

Technical chaos delays result as Iowa Democrats attempt to choose Trump challenger

Washington Correspondent

In Iowa, the Democratic fight to oust Donald Trump in presidential elections later this year has got off to a disastrous start.

A melt-down with the vote counting app meant that no winner was declared – leaving all of the candidates a chance to claim victory in the mid-western state.

President Trump has been delighting in the shambles – describing it as an “unmitigated disaster” on Twitter – as he prepares for his third State of the Union address this evening.