is the first state of the election season to host a caucus.
Because Iowa represents America's Heartland, and that means something to all other populations.
Iowa doesnt have a primary because it is usually the bigger states who have primaries, the smaller states usually get together to decide the states candidate, which is what a caucus is.
No, it is not. The Iowa Caucus awards delegates proportionally.
It Is the first state to host a Caucus for the election season The significance of the Iowa caucus is to determine which way the fundamentalist will go.
None it was a Republican caucus.
First of all Caucus is spelled incorrectly in the question. No there are seven caucus states for 2008. The number can change from year to year. A state can either have a caucus or a primary election, they are two different methods for selecting a candidate for each party. Some states traditionally have a caucus from year to year, New Hampshire and Iowa being two great examples. For 2008, Five of the Seven Caucus states are: Minnesota North Dakota Iowa New Hampshire Nevada
Iowa is the first caucus, which is held in January.
Rick Santorum was declared the winner of the Iowa Caucus by 34 votes.
The Republican Party assigns delegates proportionally during the Iowa Caucus.
The first caucus held in the US in an election of the President is Iowa
The Iowa Caucus is the first and most widely publicized caucus today.
Because of the uniqueness of the caucus system used, as opposed to the primary system in most other states.
New Hampshire. Iowa holds the first election, but it is a Caucus.
There are only 10 states that use the caucus system, these states are Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, North Dakota, Wyoming and Iowa. Virginia uses primary for election purposes.
In the Iowa caucus there isn't a secret ballot - it's a very different type of voting. The following video on YouTube from Edwards's campaign office is an entertaining way to educate yourself on how a caucus vote is actually cast. Iowa Caucus Video: http://youtube.com/watch?v=DJX5S6UWXYI It will be very interesting this year! susan
Well, there was the Iowa Caucus, then the Wyoming caucus (but the news didnt seem to care about that one) and then the new hamshire caucus, but im not sure which one was the most recent
Larry King Live - 1985 Iowa Caucus was released on: USA: 3 January 2008
America's Election HQ - 2008 The Iowa Caucus was released on: USA: 3 January 2012
It is an early caucus state and as a result a good showing gets national press coverage.