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DES MOINES — This morning, Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price released the following statement:

“Last night, more than 1,600 precinct caucuses gathered across the state of Iowa and at satellite caucuses around the world to demonstrate our shared values and goal of taking back the White House. / Iowa Democratic Party

Iowa voters will caucus at 99 satellite locations around the world along with their regular precinct caucus sites. And they'll help select the party's presidential nominee beginning in February.

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Shift workers, those with disabilities, members of the military, and others will be able to participate in February's democratic caucuses, even if they're not in Iowa.

John Norris

The latest democratic candidate for governor officially entered the race over the weekend. In his hometown of Red Oak, in southwest Iowa, John Norris launched his campaign, emphasizing his "Iowa values" against those of the Branstad and Reynolds administrations.

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Dozens of Iowa residents who are out of state or overseas will participate in Iowa's democratic caucus. The state's democratic party says 90 people signed up for the new "Tele-Caucus" service.

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For the first time, democrats from Iowa who aren't in the state for the caucuses will be able to participate. On Tuesday, the Iowa Democratic Party announced the details of its first Tele-Caucus.

The Iowa Democratic Party hopes it's found a way to increase participation in the upcoming presidential caucuses.