How will the Iowa Democratic Party’s problems with tabulating results on caucus night impact the Iowa Caucuses going forward? Wed, 02/05/2020 - 11:14am admin1 Choices It won’t be forgotten, but the national parties won’t make any changes in the schedule, and Iowa will remain first in the nation The National Democrat Party will demand the Iowa Democratic Party make changes in the voting to a simple ballot to stay first. The caucuses will be lumped into a regional caucus/primary night that includes other states, but will remain on the first night. In terms of going first, the Iowa Caucuses are done. The national party will respond to criticism and Iowa will not be first.