Democrats have said they plan to release most – but not all – of the delayed results of the Iowa caucuses by 4pm local time.

In an announcement that threatened to add more confusion to the vote in Iowa, officials from the Iowa Democratic Party said it hoped to make public 50 per cent of the results by 4pm local time. (5pmEST)

“We are going to release the majority of results that we have by 4pm,” party chairman Troy Price told the presidential campaigns on a conference call on Monday morning.

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He he said the party was “collecting paper records from more than 1,600 caucus sites “to make sure we have all of the documented information in place”.

He added: “We want to get some results out there.” 

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