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Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez

DNC chair: We’ll be ‘talking about’ eliminating caucuses

By: - February 28, 2020

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said Friday that his organization will continue to discuss ways to minimize problems during the presidential nominating process. The Michigan Advance asked Perez if caucuses should be done away with after myriad problems in Iowa. “We’re going to be talking about it,” Perez said after his appearance before about […]

Iowans caucused around the country — from DC to Arizona — for the first time ever. Here’s what they said.

By: - February 3, 2020

More Iowans caucused on Monday than ever before — without setting foot in Iowa. The Iowa Caucuses are often criticized for not being inclusive enough for people who can’t attend a traditional precinct caucus because of work, mobility or family issues. The Iowa Democratic Party’s answer to that concern this year was creating 87 “satellite” […]