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Ted Cruz held a rally at the Elwell Family Food Centera in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sunday night, Jan. 31st. The night before the caucuses he encouraged his supporters to caucus for him and bring friends in a speech that focused heavily on his religious message.
Natalie Keyssar for TIME
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Voting in the 2016 presidential election finally kicked off Monday night with the Iowa caucuses, which are set to winnow a wide and fractured Republican field and provide a key test in the Democratic race between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton.

Late polling showed Donald Trump leading Ted Cruz in the Republican race, while Clinton and Sanders were locked in a close fight.

Iowans headed to their caucus locations beginning at 6:30 p.m. central time. Results started trickling in shortly after. Watch live feeds above from around the state, including the scene at Trump’s Iowa headquarters.

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