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AP: Donald Trump wins Iowa for the second time

Trump has won the state in back-to-back presidential elections.

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President Donald Trump has won Iowa's six electoral votes.

With 100% of precincts reporting, Trump defeated former Vice President Joe Biden 53% to 45%.


Following weeks of early voting, both candidates saw the state as crucial to their Midwest campaigns and the overall electoral map.

A RealClearPolitics average of polling showed Trump ahead 47.2% to 45.8% in the state for polls dated Oct. 21-30. The Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll released Saturday gives Trump a seven-point advantage, 48% to 41%.

FiveThirtyEight's polling average had Trump with 47.6% to 46.3% in Iowa.

Both polling averages were as of Monday night.

Trump topped Democrat Hillary Clinton in Iowa 52% to 42% in 2016.

NOTE: All results are unofficial until the Iowa Secretary of State certifies them as official. Absentee ballots turned into the mail or a drop box by Nov. 2 can be counted as long county auditors receive them by noon on Nov. 9.

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Trump visited Dubuque on Sunday, while Biden held a rally at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on Thursday. 

Candidates for president and vice president in Iowa included: 

  • Donald Trump and Mike Pence (Republican Party)
  • Joe Biden and Kamala Harris (Democratic Party)
  • Roque Rocky De La Fuente and Darcy Richardson (Alliance Party)
  • Don Blankenship and William Alan Mohr (Constitution Party of Iowa)
  • Ricki Sue King and Dayna Chandler (Genealogy Know Your Family History Party)
  • Howie Hawkins and Angela Nicola Walker (Green Party)
  • Jo Jorgensen and Jeremy Cohen (Libertarian Party)
  • Brock Pierce and Karla Ballard (No Party)
  • Kanye West and Michelle Tidball (No Party)

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