Examining the Iowa Caucus Track Record on Predicting Presidents

Examining the Iowa Caucus Track Record on Predicting PresidentsThe Iowa caucuses have been the first major electoral event of the presidential election cycle since the 1970s, and today serve the role of winnowing the field and helping anti-establishment candidates pick up steam. Most recently in 2008, Barack Obama, Iowa’s nominee, upset Hillary Clinton and went on to become commander-in-chief. But in years past, just how good have Iowans been at predicting the President of the United States?

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