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For Iowa Chiefs’ Lovers, caucusing comes after long night of Super Bowl Party

Then, the very next day, your nation formally kicks off voting at the 2020 election.

However, for a number of them, it will also include a dreadful hangover; the merchandise of having had a couple too many seeing their favorite team win a championship in the evening before.

However, in The Other Place, a committed Chiefs pub in Clive, roughly 15 kilometers west of Des Moines, Democratic-voting Kansas City Chiefs lovers from Iowa, of varying amounts of inebriation, pledged Sunday night that they had caucus the following day, whatever the results of the match — and no matter how hungover they could be.

“I will drink a whole lot tonight,” explained Jim Balzarine, a Chiefs fan from Johnston, Iowa, since the match kicked off. “But I will certainly be there. Caucusing begins at seven (in the day ) tomorrow.

For only the third time ever, Iowa’s first-in-nation caucuses will happen the day following the Super Bowl. Making matters even more intriguing for Iowans is that the Kansas City Chiefs, among the nation’s adopted National Football League dwelling teams that were playing, and won, the match.

In Iowa, that has no professional soccer teams, lovers divide their allegiances evenly among that the NFL teams of four of its neighboring countries — into the east, the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears; into the northwest, the Minnesota Vikings; and also into the south east-west, the Kansas City Chiefs.

This means Iowan Chiefs fans were outside watching the match — and imbibing — en masse.

“I will have far too much to drink. But I’ll be there tomorrow,” explained Andy Damrow, a lifelong Chiefs enthusiast who resides in Urbandale, Iowa.

Asked about how he would weigh the effects of drinking with all the duty of caucusing, Damrow, that was wearing a Travis Kelce, the Chiefs’ starting tight end, soccer jersey, revealed a reporter a number of his 17 tattoos, including a large one of the Chiefs’ arrowhead emblem on his inner bicep. He concurrently explained his fondness for both Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who’s predicted to have a powerful finish Monday, also Goldschl├Ąger, a sort of cinnamon schnapps.

Of Buttigieg, Damrow, 45, stated, “I love he’s the anti-Trump.”

Of Goldschl├Ąger, Damrow, that works in finance, stated, “I like it as it makes my breath smell great.”

He pointed across the desk in his longtime girlfriend Chris Koepplin, also stated, “She will have a lot to drink, also, but she will be there tomorrow too.”

“I’m hungover,” she explained. “I will also be super encouraged to caucus.”

“If you have been residing the politics of the country the past couple of decades, and you are a Democrat, you are likely to get your ass outside and caucus regardless of how you are feeling ill,” she explained.

The pair were two of countless folks who showed up to see the match in The Other location. The pub, one many franchises with the same name propagate across Iowa and Kansas, is possessed by Troy Stedman, a Cedar Falls, Iowa, native who served as a linebacker in five NFL games for the Chiefs through the 1988 season.

Only twice in their 48-year history possess the Iowa caucuses came on the day following the Super Bowl.

However, neither of these events was a group with significant aid in Iowa playing.

“All these are the 2 items that everybody here talks about,” explained Melissa Enger, a Des Moines resident who said she will be caucusing for Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaking to the Chiefs’ postseason run along with the Iowa caucuses. Monday”will be doubleheader of amazing craziness.”

Enger, who works for a financial institution, said a lot of her friends would observe during the night, provided that the Chiefs’ intake off from work another day” then have a pre-party for those caucuses.”

Since the Chiefs rallied ahead in the fourth quarter of this match Sunday night, Shelley Watkins –“like No. 14,” she explained, speaking to Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins — has been made to shout on the deafening chants in the bar’s audience to describe how excited she had been to caucus the following moment.

“Hell yeah,” Watkins, a homeless defense worker in Des Moines, said, reacting to a query about if she had caucus Monday.

“We Iowans are springy. “The Super Bowl, also, you know, anything else will come with this, is not likely to help keep us down”