Thanks to the 2020 Iowa Caucus Conference hosted by Caroline Tolbert at the University of Iowa, I have been able to see the rallies, the field office operations, and ultimately the 2020 Iowa caucuses myself. Here are some of the pictures that captured the storm.
Supporters for Elizabeth Warren prepare for a Get Out the Caucus rally at Coe College, Cedar Rapids (Feb 1, 2020).
Elizabeth Warren speaks about her personal experiences as a teacher, and how she was fired after pregnancy, at West High School, Iowa City (Feb 1, 2020).
Joe Biden speaks about how President Trump dismissed traumatic brain injuries of American troops as “headaches,” at a community event at Roosevelt Creative Corridor Business Academy, Cedar Rapids (Feb 1, 2020).
John Kerry speaks as surrogate to Joe Biden, at West High School, Iowa City (Feb 1, 2020).
Pete Buttigieg speaks about his college affordability plan after a question from a 10-year-old audience, at Northwest Junior High, Coralville (Feb 2, 2020).
Tom Steyer speaks at Backport Brewing (with free beer to the attenders), emphasizing that he understands prosperity and job creation, unlike President Trump who “gets casinos bankrupt! I mean, who does that?” (Feb 2, 2020).
Amy Klobuchar rallies her supporters during halftime at her Super Bowl watch party, Jethro’s Pork Chop Grill, Des Moines (Feb 2, 2020).
Andrew Yang and Evelyn Yang visit the field office in Iowa city for a canvass launch (Feb 3, 2020).
Campaigns war over street chalk messages.
The section assignment of Iowa City 7 at West High School (auditorium).
Uncommitted voters in Iowa City 8 at West High School gaze upon caucus preparations.
Supporters from various campaigns, including CA-45 Katie Porter (surrogate for Warren), try to persuade Biden supporters before the initial count.
The precinct chair counts the number of supporters in the Warren section in the first alignment.
The Buttigieg supporters cheer and beckon to supporters of other candidates who were declared not viable, which included Biden and Yang.
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