The Iowa Caucus Explained - With Legos

Feb 1, 2016

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Every four years, New Hampshire proudly touts its first-in-the-nation status. But technically, while our presidential contest is the first primary in the nation, it isn't the first time voters get to weigh in. That honor, of course, belongs to Iowa's Caucus.

But what exactly is a caucus? How does it work? Who gets to participate?

Where we sit, the whole process seems pretty mysterious. Lucky for us, we aren't the only ones who feel that way.

Our friends at Vermont Public Radio also had plenty of questions about Iowa's caucus, and they set out to answer them. With Legos. Take a look:

You can read VPR's original story right here