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The Iowa Democratic Party on Wednesday released results from 97% of the precincts that caucused on Monday, following a delay in reporting due to a software error from a vote-tallying app.

Where it stands: The results show that Pete Buttigieg has earned the highest percentage of delegates thus far — just — at 26.2%, followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders at 26.1%, Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 18.2% and Joe Biden at 15.8%.

The big picture: IDP Chairman Troy Price apologized for the reporting failures on Tuesday, calling the delay "unacceptable" and assuring that there will be a thorough, independent review. He explained that the party was seeking to release more data than ever before during this year's caucuses, and that a coding error with a new reporting app caused much of the dysfunction.

Between the lines: The Iowa caucuses do not end in a winner-take-all situation for the 41 delegates up for grabs. Candidates will carry their delegate totals into New Hampshire, and will likely market them as victories for their respective campaigns.

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Editor's note: This article has been updated with the latest results.

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