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Why is it called Iowa Caucus?

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January 06, 2008 9:59AM

The Iowa Caucus is so called because it does not function like a normal primary. In Iowa they have mini town meetings amongst political party members that are called Caucuses. At these meetings they decide which candidate they will be backing as their presidential nominee.

For more information about caucuses see: http://www.answers.com/topic/caucus

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