Pete Buttigieg leads in the Iowa Caucuses after results were finally released
Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg speaks at Blue Commonwealth Gala. (Jeremy Bustin Photography/Shutterstock)

Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has a lead in the Iowa Caucus after the state party finally released partial results on Tuesday.


According to numbers released by the Iowa Democratic Party, Buttigieg received 27% of the delegate percentage, with 62% of precincts tallied.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is in second place with 25% and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is in third place with 18%.

Former Vice President Joe Biden finished fourth, with 16%, followed by Sen. Amy Klobuchar at 13%.