- The Washington Times - Friday, February 5, 2016

Errors have been found in the Iowa Democratic caucus results and the final tally will be changed, the Des Moines Register reported Friday.

Iowa Democratic officials confirmed to the Register that they are reviewing the results and making changes where discrepancies were found.

Hillary Clinton was declared the winner of the caucus, narrowly defeating Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders by 0.2 percentage points, and the results have been under scrutiny since Monday night.

“Both the Sanders and Clinton campaigns have flagged a very small number of concerns for us, and we are looking at them all on a case-by-case basis,” Iowa Democratic Party spokesman Sam Lau told the Register.

The Register’s editorial board has called for a “complete audit” of the results, including vote totals and the outcome of the coin tosses, which were used to break ties in certain precincts, to be made public. The Sanders campaign said they had no plans to challenge the results, but did ask for raw vote totals to be released at each caucus site.

At one precinct, a college paper reported Mr. Sanders won 19 county delegates and Mrs. Clinton 7, but party officials said the final tally was 18-8 in favor of Mr. Sanders.

The change in the county delegate at that site represents a change of 0.72 state delegate equivalents, or less than a tenth, the Register reported.

Reviews at other caucus sites are ongoing, the Register said.

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