IOWA, USA — Polls are now closed; county-by-county results are included in this story, and complete election results will be available at this link.
1st Congressional District
Abby Finkenauer, Democrat* vs. Ashley Hinson, Republican
Republican Ashley Hinson has defeated Democratic incumbent Abby Finkenauer, the Associated Press has projected.
As of 9:40 a.m. Wednesday, 100% of precincts have reported with Hinson ahead 51.3% to 48.7%
Iowa's 1st Congressional District encompasses much of the northeastern part of the state, including Cedar Rapids, Cedar Falls/Waterloo and Dubuque.
Finkenauer beat out then-incumbent Rod Blum for the seat in 2018. Her victory made her, along with Cindy Axne in the 3rd Congressional District, the first women from Iowa to ever be elected to the House of Representatives.
Hinson has served Iowa's 67th District in the Iowa House of Representatives since in 2017. Prior to her time in the statehouse, Hinson was a reporter at KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids for more than a decade, according to her campaign website.
2nd Congressional District
Mariannette Miller-Meeks, Republican vs. Rita Hart, Democrat
As of about 12:15 a.m. Wednesday, this race is about as close as they come.
This spot in Congress opened up following Democrat Rep. Dave Loebsack announcing he would retire at the end of the session.
Miller-Meeks was elected to the Iowa Senate in 2018, representing District 41 in Wapello and the surrounding counties. She challenged Loebsack in the 2nd District in 2014 and lost.
3rd Congressional District
Cindy Axne, Democrat* vs. David Young, Republican
With 100% of precincts reporting, Democrat Cindy Axne leads Republican challenger David Young 48.98% to 47.59% in the race for for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.
While the Associated Press has not formally called the race as of Wednesday morning, Axne said Tuesday night that Young had called her to concede the race.
"I just heard from David a few moments ago and I appreciate his words as we close out this election," Axne said during an election night call.
Libertarian Bryan Jack Holder was also on the ballot, receiving over 15,000 votes.
4th Congressional District
Randy Feenstra, Republican vs. J.D. Scholten, Democrat
State Sen. Randy Feenstra will be making his way to Washington, D.C. come January, according to projections from the Associated Press.
Feenstra topped incumbent Rep. Steve King in the Republican primary in June.
Feenstra beat Democrat J.D. Scholten with 62% of the vote, who ran for the 4th District in 2018 but lost to King.