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Voters get set up to vote on Election Day at the University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Center in Iowa City on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Election roundup: The results of every midterm race, simplified

DI Staff November 11, 2022

Governor Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds will remain in power after winning her reelection bid on Tuesday night. She beat a challenge from Democrat Deidre DeJear and Libertarian Rick Stewart, winning with...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks during a watch party for Iowa Republicans on Election Day at the Hilton Downtown in Des Moines on Nov. 8. In a campaign commercial released on Oct. 31, Reynolds said, “Here in Iowa, we know right from wrong, boys from girls, and liberty from tyranny.”

Red wave hits Iowa in clean sweep for Republicans holding federal office

Lauren White, Politics Reporter November 10, 2022

Republicans swept nearly all statewide races on Tuesday night in what many candidates and voters called a “red wave” this midterm election. Despite the results, elected officials said that Iowa...

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks during a watch party for Iowa Republicans on Election Day at the Hilton Downtown in Des Moines on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

2022 midterm sees second highest midterm voter turnout in Iowa

Emily Delgado, Politics Reporter November 10, 2022

More than 1,220,000 Iowans voted in the midterm election on Tuesday — the second-highest turnout nationwide. The 2018 midterm election still takes first place where 1,329,930 Iowans voted. "My...

Iowa Republican candidate for the U.S. House, Zach Nunn, speaks after winning election during a watch party for Iowa Republicans on Election Day at the Hilton Downtown in Des Moines on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Nunn defeated Cindy Axne.

Nunn beats incumbent Axne as Republicans sweep Congressional races

Emily Nyberg and Ryan Hansen November 9, 2022

Republican Zach Nunn defeated two-term incumbent Democrat Cindy Axne for Iowa's 3rd Congressional District. Nunn edged out Axne by just over 2,000 votes, according to unofficial results from the...

Mariannette Miller-Meeks is seen at her watch party on Nov. 8, 2022. Miller-Meeks is running in the first district.

Republican Rep. Miller-Meeks wins reelection in Iowa’s 1st District

Emily Delgado, Politics Reporter November 8, 2022

Republican Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks was reelected to represent Iowa’s 1st Congressional District late Tuesday. Miller-Meeks ran against Democratic state Rep. Christina Bohannan. As of 12:30...

Candidate for Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird delivers a speech after being elected during a watch party for Iowa Republicans on Election Day at the Hilton Downtown in Des Moines on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Bird defeated Tom Miller in this year’s election.

Brenna Bird takes Attorney General, several blue seats expected to flip

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor November 9, 2022

Iowa Republicans are projected to flip several state office seats from blue to red. Statewide offices including the secretary of state, treasurer, secretary of agriculture, and attorney general...

U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson, R-Iowa, speaks to reporters during a watch party for the 2022 Iowa midterm elections at Spare Time in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Hinson is up for reelection for her seat in the house against state Sen. Liz Mathis, D-Hiawatha.

Republican Rep. Ashley Hinson retains 2nd District seat, Liz Mathis concedes

Liam Halawith, Politics Reporter November 8, 2022

Republican U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson, the incumbent in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District, took the stage in Cedar Rapids late Tuesday to proclaim victory. Her opponent, Democrat Liz Mathis, conceded...

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley takes the stage after winning reelection during a watch party for Iowa Republicans on Election Day at the Hilton Downtown in Des Moines on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Grassley wins reelection, Franken falls short

Lauren White, Politics Reporter November 8, 2022

Sen. Chuck Grassley was reelected on Tuesday to the U.S. Senate for his 41st consecutive year in the position. Grassley won the race with 678,738 votes while his competitor, Mike Franken had 531,589...

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds celebrates with Caleb Primrose after winning reelection during a watch party for Iowa Republicans on Election Day at the Hilton Downtown in Des Moines on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds wins reelection

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor November 8, 2022

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds will remain in power after winning her reelection bid on Tuesday night. She beat a challenge from Democrat Deidre DeJear and Libertarian Rick Stewart. The Associated Press...

Iowans vote ‘yes’ for gun amendment in Iowa Constitution

Iowans vote ‘yes’ for gun amendment in Iowa Constitution

Lauren White, Politics Reporter November 8, 2022

Iowans voted to amend the state constitution to add a right to bear arms when they were given the opportunity on Tuesday night.  The amendment changes the way the right to bear arms is interpreted...

The Iowa State Capitol is seen before the opening of the 2022 Legislative Session in Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022.

Iowa Secretary of State calls for ballot recount in two counties

Jami Martin-Trainor, Assistant Digital Editor November 9, 2022

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate called for a recount of votes in Warren County and Des Moines County.  Pate tweeted at 12:24 a.m. on Wednesday...

Left, V Fixmer-Oraiz and right, Jon Green won the two open seats on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors in the 2022 midterm election.

Jon Green, V Fixmer-Oraiz win Johnson County Board of Supervisors seats

Alejandro Rojas, News Reporter November 8, 2022

Democrats Jon Green and V Fixmer-Oraiz won the two open seats for the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. Fixmer-Oraiz won 31.7 percent of the vote and Green won 35 percent of the vote on Tuesday....

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