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Iowans Vote for Democratic Incumbents

Posted: Wednesday, November 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am
Author: KCII News - Nathan Swenson

The people of Iowa decided to give two Democratic incumbents another term in office yesterday. Before 11o’clock last night Democrat Dave Loebsack was declared the winner of the District 2 seat in the House of Representatives. District-wide he received around 158,500 votes compared to Republican challenger John Archer’s 119,000. In Washington County the race was closer with Loebsack only receiving 50% of the votes. Barack Obama and Joe Biden won Iowa, receiving 51% of Iowans votes. In Washington County the majority of residents backed Mitt Romney. Romney garnered 4,999 votes out of the around 10,000 cast in the presidential race.