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2020 iowa caucuses

Iowa officially has its first caucus-deciding coin flips of the year

In some cases, Iowa is leaving the Democratic caucuses up to chance.

In the case of a tie during Monday night's caucuses, the state is resorting to an old-fashioned coin flip to decide which candidates win delegates. A couple have already occurred.

This is nothing new — in 2016, Hillary Clinton won all six of her Iowa caucus coin tosses. The current candidates are surely hoping they have that kind of luck.