Video: Many Iowa Republicans Vow to Caucus for Cruz by Alana Rocha and Justin DehnFeb. 1, 2016 6 AM After months of polling and posturing, the first nominating contest of the presidential primary season kicks off Monday in Iowa. Republican Ted Cruz is working to ensure his supporters get out to caucus. Hide all comments Show 3 comments Comment Policy The Texas Tribune is pleased to provide the opportunity for you to share your observations about this story. We encourage lively debate on the issues of the day, but we ask that you refrain from using profanity or other offensive speech, engaging in personal attacks or name-calling, posting advertising, or wandering away from the topic at hand. To comment, you must be a registered user of the Tribune, and your user name will be displayed. Thanks for taking time to offer your thoughts. You must be logged in to leave a comment. | Login | Sign Up Read More Comments Republish This Story Find out how you can put this story on your website. Like this story? Become a member today and support our nonprofit newsroom.