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Precinct election official James Amlong eats lunch on the steps of Longfellow Elementary School in Iowa City during Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Amlong has been working in Iowa City polls for elections for over 10 years. “Exercise your right,” Amlong said. “It’s the only place in the world you can peacefully vote at.”

JoCo election officials reflect on the 2022 midterm amid national threats

Liam Halawith, Politics Reporter November 13, 2022

Among a national rise in election denial and death threats toward election officials, Iowa election officials sought to prove to voters that the state’s elections are safe and secure. The falsehoods...

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...

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