Congressmen Rod Blum (R-Iowa) and David Young (R-Iowa) received an endorsement from the Iowa Farm Bureau for their re-election campaigns.
Republican incumbent Congressman David Young, Democrat challenger Cindy Axne, and Libertarian challenger Bryan Jack Holder faced off in first debate in the 2018 Iowa 3rd Congressional District race.
Democrats outnumber Republicans in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District for the first time since redistricting in 2012 with 475 more voters than the GOP.
The Libertarian Party of Iowa only had 13 candidates qualify for the ballot in their first primary on June 5th, and will only have one contested primary as Jake Porter and Marco Battaglia compete for the party’s nomination for Governor.
Republican Jon Jacobsen defeated independent Carol Forristall and Libertarian Bryan Jack Holder in the Iowa House District 22 special election on Tuesday.
Evan McMullin, Gary Johnson and Darrell Castle along with five additional 3rd Party candidates will join Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Iowa’s ballot.