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FEDERAL ELECTION RESULTS: Voters Send Four of Iowa's Five Congressmen Back to DC

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Iowa’s two US Senators didn’t face the voters this year, but all of Iowa’s US Representatives did, and one won’t be returning to Washington DC next year.  Iowans voted to re-elect Representatives Bruce Braley, Steve King, Tom Latham, and Dave Loebsack. Representative Leonard Boswell lost his election.

Because our population didn’t grow fast enough over the last ten years, Iowa lost a congressional seat, going from five US Representatives to four. That forced two of Iowa’s US Representatives to face off in this election – Rep. Tom Latham and Rep. Leonard Boswell.  Latham beat Boswell with 55% of the vote.  Click here to find out who represents you in Congress.

Iowans like balance - just take a look at how we voted: