But in Iowa, they’re still counting, after technical issues with the app used to report results led to a complete breakdown on caucus night.
Even as it released results, the Iowa Democratic Party continued to have issues in reporting the data. After releasing a batch of results on Wednesday afternoon, the party tweeted, “There will be a minor correction to the last batch of results and we will be pushing an update momentarily.”
The numbers were quickly updated, but the party was mocked on social media for having to correct data two days after the caucuses took place.
The results look likely to boost Buttigieg, who needs another strong finish in New Hampshire to have a chance at addressing his campaign’s biggest weakness: a lack of support from non-white voters, who make up a much larger share of the electorate as the race shifts to the third and fourth states, Nevada and South Carolina.
“This validates for a kid somewhere in a community wondering if he belongs or she belongs or they belong in their own family, that if you believe in yourself and your country, there is a lot backing up the belief,” he said.
“We took a gut punch in Iowa,” Biden told a crowd Wednesday morning in Somersworth, New Hampshire, vowing to “fight for this nomination.”
“Every Democrat will have to carry the label Sen. Sanders chose for himself,” Biden, calling the Vermont senator a democratic socialist.
The candidates will have national audiences on CNN on Wednesday and Thursday night, with the five front-runners from Iowa plus entrepreneur Andrew Yang, billionaire businessman Tom Steyer and former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick participating in hour-long town halls from New Hampshire.
Starting at 8 p.m. ET, Biden, Warren, Yang and Steyer are scheduled to appear Wednesday night. Then Sanders, Buttigieg, Klobuchar and Patrick are up Thursday night.
On Friday, the candidates will participate in another debate, this one hosted by WMUR, ABC News and Apple News. And Tuesday, New Hampshire votes.
This story has been updated with new results released by the Iowa Democratic Party.