The race remained too early to call, two days after the state hosted its first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses.
The report noted that on Wednesday, the IDP released a wave of results that showed Deval Patrick - far from a frontrunner candidate - sweeping central Des Moines. At the time, the state had not released any precinct-level results.
In third place was Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, with 18.2 per cent, followed by former Vice President Joe Biden, with 15.6 per cent. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar was in fifth, with 12.5 per cent.
On Monday, some of Buttigieg's major donors were glued to their phones frantically texting each other as precinct results came in - a sign that some of his top supporters knew the stakes of the Buttigieg placing competitively in Iowa.
Sanders holds a strong lead among "very liberal" voters garnering 55% support among that group. Sanders also led, but by a smaller margin, the second round of popular voting at caucus sites.
Super Tuesday includes two of the largest states - California and Texas - with 415 and 228 delegates respectively. And several lower-polling candidates have all but moved to the state.
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Turnout at these caucuses will be about the same as in 2016.
While Republicans pounced on the problems, their party has its own history of presidential election chaos in Iowa. In 2008, the Democrats had a charismatic candidate in Barack Obama. Further down the line, however, Joe Biden continues bringing up the fourth place spot behind Sen. Officials blamed the delay in the caucus results on a vote-recording app on Monday night. Well, I've got news for them. New Hampshire, like Iowa, is roughly 90 percent white, while the country is 60 percent white.
Sanders is likely to win in New Hampshire.
Biden is also taking this challenge more directly to Sanders and Buttigieg. "We are excited to have these conversations with voters on the doors in New Hampshire and really spread that message". There have been few recent polls in either state.
"That's so important precisely so that you can't just purchase the presidency by throwing money onto the airwaves", he said, referring to Bloomberg's heavy spending on TV ads in states beyond the first four contests.
A question mark now hangs over Mr Biden, 77.
37% were satisfied with Morrison's performance, and 59% dissatisfied, for a net approval of -22, unchanged on the last poll.
After the dramatic fall in Scott Morrison's ratings three weeks ago, there was little change in this week's Newspoll. Anthony Albanese's net approval was down six points to +3.