Presidential primary season kicks off with Iowa caucuses

NOW: Presidential primary season kicks off with Iowa caucuses

IOWA (CBS 58) -- We're just hours away from the first presidential contest of the primary season. The Iowa caucuses can make or break campaigns vying to be the party's nominee by the time the Democratic National Convention makes its way to Milwaukee this summer. 

Only one candidate will come out on top Monday night, Feb. 3, but candidates that clear a certain threshold will come away with some delegates. 

However, Iowa only has about one-percent of delegates that will be part of the convention in Milwaukee, but the caucuses can be a boom or  a bust moment for campaigns that want the nomination. 

Candidates are still crisscrossing the state to make last-minute pitches to voters, but with the Senate reconvening for the impeachment trial, Senators Amy Klobuchar, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have to be back in Washington, losing some crucial time before caucusing starts. 

CBS 58 will be at a caucus site Monday afternoon, bringing you the results as they come in. 

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