Over the last half-century, only five of Iowa’s 25 exiting U.S. Representatives did not seek reelection or another elected office.
Iowa may be represented by different political parties in its 117th Congress U.S. House and U.S. Senate delegations for the first time in state history.
Iowa U.S. Representatives have won each of their last 196 renomination bids since the 1950 cycle.
Iowa, South Dakota, and Wisconsin each had unusually close races for governor this cycle.
The 3rd CD member-elect is just the sixth candidate to win without the support of a majority of voters in the state out of more than 250 U.S. House elections since 1940.
A Democratic sweep of all four congressional districts would leave Iowans without a GOP member in its U.S. House delegation for the first time since the mid-1850s.
One in six former Iowa U.S. Senators died in office – although none in 80+ years.
Jerry Brown is poised to end up #3 on the all-time list of statehood gubernatorial service.
It has been more than 60 years since the last time Republicans held all U.S. House and Senate seats in the Hawkeye State.
The Alabama duo served alongside one another for the 27th longest stretch in the chamber’s history.