The state of Iowa’s caucus kicks off the real fireworks for the race to the Republican nomination. However, the state that supposedly represents a cross-section of Republicans throughout America consists of a 91% white population. Not exactly a fair sampling, huh? Get all the facts in this great article from the Christian Science Monitor. What does Iowa’s position in the nomination process say about the Republican populace? Furthermore, Iowa consists of mostly rural areas and has a high concentration of religious-minded constituents. Is Iowa really a good measure of the Republican mindset around the country? We’ll see.