Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price

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State Representative Mark Smith of Marshalltown is the first candidate to announce he’s running to be the next chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party. Current chair Troy Price announced his resignation yesterday, after more than a week of confusion about the process and results of the Iowa caucuses. 

Smith announced in September he would not seek reelection to a tenth term in the Iowa House. Smith served as Democratic Leader for five and a half years, leading the effort to recruit and raise money for legislative candidates.

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State Representative Mark Smith of Marshalltown is running to be the next chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party. Smith said today that his background gives him the experience to help restore confidence to the party. Current chair Troy Price announced his resignation yesterday after the still delayed results of the Iowa caucuses were said to be inaccurate.  The Democratic Party State Central Committee will meet Saturday afternoon to elect a new party chair. 

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A State Representative from Marshalltown says today he’s running to be the next chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party. Mark Smith says that his background gives him the ability to step in and help restore confidence to his party. Current chair Troy Price announced his resignation yesterday, after more than a week of confusion about the process and results of the Iowa caucuses. 

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State Representative Mark Smith of Marshalltown is the first candidate to announce he’s running to be the next chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party. Current chair Troy Price announced his resignation yesterday, after more than a week of confusion about the process and results of the Iowa caucuses. Smith told Radio Iowa today that his background gives him the ability to step in and help restore confidence to his party.

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Iowa is still dealing with the fallout of delayed Democratic caucus results, even as the presidential candidates have already competed in New Hampshire and are preparing for the upcoming caucuses in Nevada. 

Today,  the Iowa Democratic Party accepted the requests from caucus frontrunners Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg for a limited recanvass of more than 80 precincts. 

The chair of the Iowa Democratic Party called for an independent investigation into the problems that caused mayhem and delayed Monday night’s caucus results in the Hawkeye State.

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The Iowa Democratic Party plans to release partial caucus results at 4 p.m. today, hours after thousands of Iowans cast their preferences in the presidential contest. About half of the results will be released. 

Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price said in a statement this morning that the app used to report results had a coding error and had been fixed. He said the coding error did not impact the data itself, which the party is checking alongside paper records to verify.

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