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Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand shakes hands with a supporter during the Kinney Summer BBQ Bash at the Kinney Family Farm in Oxford, Iowa on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. Democratic candidate Kevin Kinney, D-Iowa, is running for Iowa Senate, District 39.

Democrat Rob Sand wins state auditor’s race, Todd Halbur concedes

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor November 19, 2022

Auditor Rob Sand is the only Democrat to win a statewide race in Iowa’s 2022 elections. In a close race, Sand won reelection against Republican Todd Halbur. According to the Iowa Secretary of State’s...

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, 2022.

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...

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...

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...

Iowa Senate District 45 seat Janice Weiner hugs her daughter, Lia Weiner, during a watch party on Election Day at Big Grove Brewery & Taproom in Iowa City, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Janice Weiner to represent District 45 in Iowa Senate

Sydney Libert, News Reporter November 8, 2022

Democrat Janice Weiner will make her debut in the Iowa State Senate after winning the seat on Tuesday against Republican Harold Weilbrenner for District 45, according to unofficial results from the...

Democratic candidate for Iowa Douse District 89 Elinor Levin,speaks to a crowd after winning her election at Big Grove Brewery in Iowa City on Nov. 8, 2022.

Democrat Elinor Levin wins Iowa House District 89

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter November 8, 2022

Democrat Elinor Levin beat Republican opponent Jacob Onken for a seat in Iowa House District 89.  Levin advanced from the Democratic primary on June 7. According to her website, Levin earned...

Iowa House District 90 seat Adam Zabner hugs a supporter during a watch party on Election Day at Big Grove Brewery and Taproom in Iowa City, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.

Adam Zabner wins Iowa House District 90

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter November 8, 2022

Adam Zabner won the election for Iowa House Representative District 90 on Tuesday after running unopposed. Zabner's victory is according to unofficial results from the Secretary of State's website. Zabner...

Iowa State Senator Zach Wahls speaks Campaign volunteer Dominic Patathie guides parking during the Kinney Summer BBQ Bash at the Kinney Family Farm in Oxford, Iowa on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. Democratic candidate Kevin Kinney, D-Iowa, is running for Iowa Senate, District 39.

Zach Wahls wins Iowa State Senate District 43

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter November 8, 2022

Sen. Zach Wahls is the new representative for Iowa State Senate District 43 after running unopposed. As of 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Wahls has received 19,476 votes with 80% of Johnson County's precincts...

Fact Check | Did Nancy Pelosi donate $30,000 to Liz Mathis’ campaign?

Fact Check | Did Nancy Pelosi donate $30,000 to Liz Mathis’ campaign?

Jami Martin-Trainor, Assistant Digital Editor November 4, 2022

PolitiFact Iowa is a project of The Daily Iowan’s Ethics & Politics Initiative and PolitiFact to help you find the truth in politics. If your time is short:  U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson...

Former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during his Texas rally at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds on Saturday, Oct. 22. 2022, in Robstown. (Angela Piazza for the Caller-Times/USA Today)

Trump visits Sioux City, endorses Gov. Kim Reynolds, Sen. Chuck Grassley

Liam Halawith, Politics Reporter November 3, 2022

Former President Donald Trump addressed bleachers holding thousands of Iowans dawning bright red hats filled the small Sioux City, Iowa, airport on Thursday evening. Classic rock blared over the...

Fact Check | Reynolds campaign ad on police support skips DeJear’s explanation

Fact Check | Reynolds campaign ad on police support skips DeJear’s explanation

Liam Halawith, Politics Reporter October 31, 2022

PolitiFact Iowa is a project of The Daily Iowan’s Ethics & Politics Initiative and PolitiFact to help you find the truth in politics. If your time is short:  A Kim Reynolds campaign...

Democratic candidate for Iowa governor Deidre DeJear waves to parade goers during the University of Iowa Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally in Iowa City on Friday, Oct. 28, 2022.

Democrats rally for support in midterms at homecoming parade

Emily Delgado and Liam Halawith October 29, 2022

Ahead of the midterm elections that could disrupt the power in the state and national government – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Deidre DeJear, 1st District candidate Christana Bohannan, and...

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