…is that we start getting phone calls and mailings before February 5th.

Iowa Democratic Party Caucus Results

Senator Barack Obama : 37.58%

Senator John Edwards : 29.75%

Senator Hillary Clinton : 29.47%

Governor Bill Richardson : 2.11%

Senator Joe Biden : 0.93%

Uncommitted : 0.14%

Senator Chris Dodd : 0.02%

Precincts Reporting: 1781 of 1781

(Percentages are State Delegate Equivalents.)

It translates into this number of delegates:

Iowa – estimated pledged delegates

Obama – 16

Edwards – 14

Clinton – 15

57 total delegates*

45 tied to January 3 caucuses

12 superdelegates

Out of how many delegates needed to win the nomination?

Brace yourselves.

Yesterday afternoon my spouse told me that I had missed a phone call from the Obama campaign reminding me to vote on February 5th.