DES MOINES – Today, the Iowa Democratic Party returned recanvass assessments to the Sanders and Buttigieg campaigns accepting their full limited-scope requests. See attached for the complete letters. The campaigns have 24 hours to acknowledge receipt of the letter.
On Friday morning, the IDP Recanvass/Recount Committee, in consultation with the State Central Committee, will transmit to the campaigns further details on costs associated with the recanvass and the timeline going forward.
The Committee expects the recanvass to commence beginning Sunday, February 16, and last for two days. The recanvass will be conducted by appointed recanvass administrators, under the supervision and direction of the Committee. In accordance with the Delegate Selection Plan, up to two representatives from each presidential campaign will be allowed to oversee the precinct recanvass on site. Per the DSP, the recanvassing room will not be open to the public or the press.