DES MOINES, Iowa — Previous South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is declaring victory in Iowa’s initial-in-the-country presidential caucuses, even however no official results have been claimed.
Speaking to supporters late Monday in Des Moines, the Democratic presidential prospect suggests, “By all indications, we are going on to New Hampshire victorious.”
He adds: “Tonight, an unbelievable hope grew to become an plain fact.”
The Iowa Democratic Party has nonetheless to report any results, stating they have been delayed for the reason that of “inconsistencies” in the count.
Buttigieg acknowledged the confusion in his speech, indicating, “We don’t know all the results.” He added that nevertheless, “Iowa, you have shocked the nation.”
Polls heading into Iowa’s caucuses had showed Buttigieg among the entrance-runners, alongside with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden.
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