On a conference call with some top donors just hours after the Iowa contest concluded, campaign officials said they were confident they can win the two votes scheduled for the end of the month, according to people familiar with the call, who declined to be named as the conversation was deemed private.

The call left the donors feeling positive about Biden’s efforts in those two states, according to the people. The Nevada caucuses are set for Feb. 22, and the South Carolina primary is a week later…

Biden’s advisors stressed to donors that they’re not convinced Buttigieg won the Iowa caucuses, despite his claim Monday night, these people added. They also pushed the notion that turnout wasn’t as high as Sanders had hoped for. An NBC News entrance poll shows that turnout was slightly below 2016′s total.