It’s almost showtime in Iowa. Finally.

After a seemingly endless barrage of political rallies, candidate debates and corn dog-scarfing photo-ops, The Hawkeye State is about to kick-start the 2016 presidential nominating process on Monday when it hosts the nation’s first statewide caucuses.

So, what the heck is a caucus, anyway,

Source:: The Lowdown

Video Explainer: What’s a Caucus and How Is It Different from a Primary? 8 March,2017Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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