Delaware County Votes Overwhelmingly Republican

Delaware County voted overwhelmingly Republican in the 2020 General Election.

Residents in the county chose Donald Trump for President with 67% of the vote. They also chose Joni Ernst for the U.S. Senate and Ashley Hinson for the U.S. House, with each receiving twice as many votes as their opponents Theresa Greenfield and Abby Finkenauer.

Delaware County also chose State Senator Dan Zumbach and State Representative Lee Hein in their respective races, with each receiving over 70% of the vote.

Delaware County’s county races were all uncontested, with Supervisors Jeff Madlom and Pete Buschmann re-elected, as well as County Auditor Carla Becker and Sheriff John LeClere.

Voter turnout was very strong in Delaware County at 82%, with 10,000 of the county’s 12,000+ registered voters voting in the 2020 General Election. Nearly half of the votes cast – over 4,800 – were absentee.

Here is a link to Delaware County’s unofficial results: https://delawarecounty.iowa.gov/election_docs/general/2020/2020%20Sample%20Ballots/_Election%20Summary%20Group%20Detail%20Unofficial.pdf

 

photo courtesy of Janelle Tucker/KMCH

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