Voting begins in US presidential race
02 February 2015, Nirapad News: The nationwide process of selecting candidates to run in November’s US presidential race is under way in the state of Iowa.
Voters have begun meeting – or caucusing – across the state in schools, churches and other venues, reports the BBC.
Early indications based on entrance polling by US media suggest that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton lead the Republican and Democratic races.
Iowa kicks off a state-by-state contest over the coming weeks and months.