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Election Day One Week Away

Election Day is just one week away.

Races for Iowa Governor, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House are up for grabs – along with seats in the Iowa House and Senate and local county positions as well.

Republican Governor Kim Reynolds is running for re-election against Democratic challenger Deidre DeJear and Libertarian candidate Rick Stewart. Longtime Republican U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley is running for another term, challenged by Democrat Michael Franken. Republican Congresswoman Ashley Hinson is running for a second term in District 2, with Democrat Liz Mathis challenging her seat. 

There are also contested races this year for Secretary of State, State Auditor, State Treasurer, Secretary of Ag and Attorney General.

In Iowa Senate District 33, Republican incumbent Carrie Koelker of Dyersville is running for re-election against Democrat Matt Robinson of Dubuque. 

The newly-formed Iowa House District 67, which covers all of Delaware County, southern Buchanan County and the southwest tip of Dubuque County, has two candidates running for its seat – Republican Craig Johnson of Independence and Democrat Terry McGovern of Earlville. 

The Iowa House District 64 race features Republican Anne Osmundson of Volga against Democrat Brian Bruening of Elkader.

And in Iowa House District 66, Republican Steven Bradley of Cascade will face Democrat Tony Amsler of Monticello. 

Locally in Delaware County, all of the officials up for election are running for another term uncontested, including Supervisor Shirley Helmrichs, Treasurer Pam Klein, Recorder Daneen Schindler and Attorney John Bernau.

In-person absentee voting is available in the Delaware County Auditor’s Office each weekday through Monday from 8 to 4:30. They’ll also be open this Saturday from 9 to 5. 

And polls will be open on Election Day next Tuesday, November 8th from 7 am to 8 pm, with election results announced as they come in that night right here on Mix 94.7 KMCH. 

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