Database: 2008 Caucus Results

What did the Iowa Caucuses look like in 2008, the last time both parties had an open field in the competition for party nominations? We have turnout data and results from both parties.

Podcast: IowaWatch Featured On Michael Libbie’s ‘Insight On Business’

Michael Libbie, host of the weekday news program ‘Insight On Business’, recently interviewed Lyle Muller, executive director and editor of the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism, about covering Iowa’s presidential precinct caucuses and the center’s Oct. 8, 2015, Celebrating a Free Press and Open Government banquet. You can listen to a podcast of that interview, which aired on KPSZ AM940 in Des Moines, here:

News Quiz: Understanding Iowa’s Presidential Caucuses

The presidential race is heating up in Iowa but also other states. Each state has its own way of determining which candidate from the Republican and Democratic parties will get support. These three questions should help you understand Iowa’s method – the precinct caucuses.

News Quiz: Myths And Truths About The Iowa Caucuses

Yes, the presidential precinct caucuses will not be held until 2016 but candidates eyeing the White House are lining up in both the Republican and Democratic parties. That means they have been lining up already to visit Iowa, where the nation’s first precinct caucuses start the presidential nomination season. At times, it seems as though the caucuses have taken on mythical status. See if you know which is myth, and which is the truth.