The Iowa caucuses fiasco has cost the state’s Democratic Party chair Troy Price his job, as the final results are still unavailable due to recanvass and recount bids by frustrated candidates.

“While it is my desire to stay in this role and see this process through to completion, I do believe it is time for the Iowa Democratic Party to begin looking forward, and my presence in my current role makes that more difficult,” Price wrote on Wednesday to the state party’s Central Committee.

Price was the Iowa political director for Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign, and Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign, going on to become state party chair in 2017 and win re-election the following year. His resignation will go into effect as soon as a replacement is elected.



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