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Live U.S. House results: Hinson defeats Finkenauer in 1st District, AP projects

Two of Iowa's four Congressional seats have been called by the AP as of Wednesday morning.

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.

*Denotes incumbent

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.

According to the Associated Press, Rita Hart and Mariannette Miller-Meeks are separated by just 309 votes.

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.

Hart represented District 49 (Clinton and Scott counties) in the Iowa Senate from 2013 to 2019. She was also the lieutenant governor candidate for Fred Hubbell's 2018 campaign for Governor of Iowa.

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.

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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.

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