Voters in Iowa will elect representatives for four House seats, one of which is held by Democrats and three by Republicans. They will also choose a governor, an office currently held by a Republican. See Iowa’s primary results.
Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) is running for her first full term; she assumed office in 2017 when Terry Branstad was tapped to be U.S. ambassador to China. She faces businessman Fred Hubbell (D) in what is expected to be a close race.
Going into this election, Iowa had 1 Democratic representative and 3 Republican representatives. Here’s how each district leans politically, based on how it voted in the 2016 presidential election, with 2018 results as they come in.
In 2016, Trump won this district by 3.5 points and Rod Blum (R) won by 7.7.
Two Dubuque natives are running for this seat: Republican Rep. Rod Blum, who was first elected to represent the district in 2014, and Abby Finkenauer, a state representative. Both are contacting independent voters who helped flip the state from President Barack Obama in 2012 to Donald Trump in 2016.
In 2016, Trump won this district by 3.5 points and David Young (R) won by 13.7.
Rep. David Young (R) and business owner Cindy Axne, a Democrat, are on the ballot to represent the Des Moines area district. Young has aligned himself with President Trump and tried to link Axne to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in this district that's split between Republicans, Democrats and independents.
In 2016, Trump won this district by 27.1 points and Steve King (R) won by 22.6.
Democrat J.D. Scholten has outraised Republican Rep. Steve King, whose controversial statements and embrace of foreign far-right leaders lost him the endorsement of the Sioux City Journal. But the eight-term representative is still popular with many voters in his district.
Democratic lawmakers on March 27 called for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself from cases involving efforts to overturn the 2020 election following revelations that his wife, Virginia Thomas, pressed White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to pursue efforts to overturn the 2020 election.