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Buttigieg answers questions from media after speaking with constituents.

Pete Buttigieg was popular in Marion County, though as of Wednesday morning it’s still not known who has won the Iowa Democratic Caucuses.

The Iowa Democrats had a measure results glitch that meant no results were reported until 4 p.m. Tuesday when about 62% of the more than 1,700 precincts were released.

Since then, results have been a mere trickle, with only 71% of the precincts being reported by the party as of 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Ann Fields, chair of the Marion County Democrats, did release the delegate count from all Marion County precincts Tuesday evening.

In those results, Buttigieg was shown to have won 42 of Marion County’s 100 state delegate equivalents. Of 1,319 Democrats that attended the caucuses Monday night in Marion County, 502 voters ended the night standing with his campaign.

Bernie Sanders claimed 19 delegates from Marion County while Amy Klobuchar had 15, Joe Biden 12 and Elizabeth Warren 10. Andrew Yang received two delegates.

Buttigieg was the only candidate that was viable in every precinct across Marion County.

On the state level, there was still no declared winner as of Wednesday morning. The state’s results that are available from the Democratic Party were missing results from more than 500 precincts.

Of the vote that is counted, Buttigieg held a lead with about 27% of the delegates going to him. Sanders has about 25% of the delegate haul, though he leads the popular vote from the night. Warren has 18%, Biden 15% and Klobuchar 13% to round out the top-five.

Kyle Ocker is the regional editor of the Centerville Daily Iowegian, Knoxville Journal-Express, Pella Chronicle and Oskaloosa Herald. He can be reached at kocker@dailyiowegian.com.

Kyle Ocker is the regional editor of the Centerville Daily Iowegian, Knoxville Journal-Express, Pella Chronicle and Oskaloosa Herald. He can be reached at kocker@dailyiowegian.com.

Kyle Ocker has been the editor of the Knoxville Journal Express since November 2016. He formerly held the titles of sports editor and associate editor at the Centerville Daily Iowegian, a sister paper to the Journal Express.

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