[Ed. – Q & A]
1. Who will win?
The 2020 caucus campaign has been defined by the historically large and diverse field of candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination — a field that, at its peak, boasted 24 candidates. …
2. What will ‘winning’ look like?
New rules introduced for the first time this year will complicate the idea of winning.
For decades, the winner of Iowa’s caucuses has been decided by a complicated system of state delegate equivalents, which operates kind of like the Electoral College. But unlike the November presidential vote, Iowa’s tally of popular support was never released. …
3. Where will candidates win?
Iowa’s caucuses and the complicated system of delegates were set up, in part, to encourage candidates to campaign statewide. The number of available delegates is capped in each precinct, forcing campaigns to compete beyond the state’s most populous counties.