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Iowa House race: Republican Zach Nunn
defeats Rep. Cindy Axne, flipping seat
for GOP

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Posted By: sunshinehorses, 11/9/2022 3:58:04 PM

The Associated Press projects that incumbent Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, has been unseated by her GOP opponent, state Sen. Zach Nunn, flipping a key House seat as Republicans fight to regain a majority in the House. Axne was first elected to her seat in 2018 winning by narrow margins against the GOP incumbent. Axne is currently the only Democratic member of the Iowa congressional delegation in Washington, D.C.


The only county where Axne won was Polk County / Des Moines. Looking at the other counties (all rural), she lost big time - and deserved to. If Zach Nunn does well, I would not be surprised to see him be the replacement for Grassley.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Omen55 11/9/2022 5:56:54 PM (No. 1329160)
1X1 to get it done.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Schnapps 11/9/2022 6:06:37 PM (No. 1329172)
Nunn is a U.S. Air Force veteran who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump. Axne made abortion a cornerstone of her campaign, pledging to codify Roe v. Wade if elected. Quite the opposite narrative to the one the nattering nabobs in the media have been pushing.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: NorthernDog 11/9/2022 6:56:14 PM (No. 1329217)
Iowa has become solidly red at this point. Despite any shortcomings last night, Republicans actually solidified their base in much of the Midwest.
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