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2014-11-05

Democrat Loebsack re-elected to SE Iowa House seat

Democrat Dave Loebsack has been re-elected to a fifth term in Congress, representing southeast Iowa's 2nd district. Voters on Tuesday chose Loebsack over Republican Marianette Miller-Meeks, a former state official and eye doctor.  It's the third time Loebsack has beaten…

posted 2014-11-05 05:48:48 by KXEL

Democrat Fitzgerald wins 9th term as treasurer

Democrat Michael Fitzgerald has won his ninth term as Iowa treasurer, defeating former conservative radio host Sam Clovis. Voters re-elected Fitzgerald on Tuesday to the office he's held since 1983. He beat Clovis, who was nominated by Republicans after he…

posted 2014-11-05 05:48:11 by KXEL

Northey elected to 3rd term as Iowa ag secretary

Northwest Iowa farmer Bill Northey has been elected to a third term as Iowa's agriculture secretary. Voters Tuesday elected the Republican Northey over Democrat Sherrie Taha, a sculptor from Des Moines. Northey, who farms near Spirit Lake, has served as…

posted 2014-11-05 05:47:34 by KXEL

Republican Young beats Appel for 3rd district seat

David Young, a longtime aide to U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, has been elected in Iowa's 3rd district. Voters on Tuesday elected Young, a Republican, over Democrat Staci Appel, a former state legislator. Young took an unusual path to his House…

posted 2014-11-05 05:28:50 by KXEL

Republican Mosiman elected as Iowa auditor

Republican Mary Mosiman has been elected to her first full term as Iowa auditor. Voters Tuesday chose Mosiman, who was appointed to the position in 2013, over Democrat Jon Neiderbach. Gov. Terry Branstad appointed Mosiman after longtime Auditor David Vaudt…

posted 2014-11-05 05:28:04 by KXEL

Miller wins another term as Iowa attorney general

Iowa voters have elected Democrat Tom Miller to another four years as attorney general over Republican Adam Gregg. For Miller, his victory Tuesday marked the ninth time he's won election as attorney general.  He's served in the position since being…

posted 2014-11-05 05:27:23 by KXEL

Blum beats Murphy for NE Iowa's 1st district seat

Republican businessman Rod Blum has been elected in northeast Iowa's 1st district, beating longtime Democratic state Rep. Pat Murphy. Voters elected Blum on Tuesday to fill the seat held for four terms by Democrat Bruce Braley, who opted to run…

posted 2014-11-05 05:26:45 by KXEL

Republicans win majority in Iowa House

Iowa Republicans are hanging onto their majority in the state House. All 100 House members stand for election every two years, and voters on Tuesday elected enough Republicans for the GOP to extend its control.  The party has held a…

posted 2014-11-05 05:26:10 by KXEL

Republican Pate returns as Iowa secretary of state

Republican Paul Pate is returning as secretary of state, 16 years after he last held the office. Voters Tuesday elected Pate over Democrat Brad Anderson.  He'll take an office held for the past four years by Republican Matt Schultz, who…

posted 2014-11-05 05:25:23 by KXEL

Democrats keep majority in Iowa Senate

Democrats have hung onto their small majority in the state Senate, again giving the party the ability to influence policy from Republican Gov. Terry Branstad and the GOP-controlled state House. Voters Tuesday kept Democrats in control of the 50-seat Senate…

posted 2014-11-05 05:24:41 by KXEL

Exit poll: Iowa voters worried about US economy

A look at voters' views in Tuesday's elections, according to data from exit polling conducted in Iowa for The Associated Press and the television networks: HOW ERNST WON: Voters age 45 and older favored Republican Joni Ernst over Democrat Bruce…

posted 2014-11-05 05:24:01 by KXEL

Armed robbery at Cedar Falls Dollar General

Cedar Falls Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Dollar General at 2921 Center Street. A store employee reported the robbery to the Black Hawk County Dispatch Center at 8:22 p.m.  The employee told police that the store was…

posted 2014-11-05 05:22:59 by KXEL

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