Nate Silver, a statistician, writer, and founder of FiveThirtyEight, gave his view on the disastrous rollout of the Iowa caucus results.

According to Silver, the delay of the Iowa results means the winner may not be known until after New Hampshire’s February 11 primary

The Iowa caucuses have not produced comprehensive, meaningful results that have been highly-anticipated.

“Quality control” has been the reason given to explain the delay which caused many across the board to be concerned.

Silver got his message across by sending out a number of tweets.

From Breitbart:

Shortly after 11:30 p.m. ET, Silver wrote:

At this point, it’s been 3.6 hours since the start of the caucuses and 1.9% of precincts have reported results, which extrapolates out to knowing the results in a mere 189 hours, which would be at 9:30 pm next Tuesday, after voting in the NH primary has already closed.

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The Iowa Democrat Party has since reported the discovery of “inconsistencies” in its multiple sets of caucus results but downplayed it as “simply a reporting issue.”

“The app did not go down and this is not a hack or an intrusion,” IDP Communications Director Mandy McClure said in a statement.

“The underlying data and paper trail is sound and will simply take time to further report the results.”

“Getting past midnight Eastern (in 7 minutes) with 0 results officially reported kind of feels like the point of no return for the Iowa caucus,” Silver added:

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