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Results of major elections in Siouxland

(KTIV) -- There were several major elections across Siouxland this year, from electing senators to Washington to choosing representatives for local government bodies. Below are the results of major elections involving Siouxland.


In Iowa, President Donald Trump took victory over former Vice President Joe Biden. With the win Trump gained the six Electoral College votes from the Hawkeye State.

In the race for District 4 of the U.S. House, Republican Randy Feenstra defeated Democrat J.D. Scholten to replace Steve King, who lost in the Republican Primary

In Iowa's race for Senator Republican incumbent Joni Ernst defeated Democrat Theresa Greenfield.

In local races, Woodbury County reelected two members to the Board of supervisors and elected a third.

In District 1, Republican Keith Radig has won another term on the Woodbury County Board of Supervisors defeating former police officer Democrat Kevin McCormick.

In District 3 Jeremy Taylor defeated incumbent Marty Pottebaum to gain a seat on the board. Taylor was once the county supervisor representing District 2. But, he was disqualified from serving after it was ruled his primary residence was outside of District 2.

In District 5 Rocky De Witt won a second term defeating Democrat Patty Erickson-Puttmann.

In the race for County Auditor, Democrat incumbent Pat Gill defeated Republican challenger Barbara Parker

You can find Iowa's election results here.


In Nebraska, Trump has won. This gives him four of the five electoral votes, since Nebraska is one of two states that permits its electoral votes to be split.

The statewide winner earns two votes, but the other three votes are decided by the winner of the congressional districts. Because President Donald Trump won the statewide vote and two of Nebraska’s three districts, he will receive four Electoral College votes. By beating Trump in the Omaha district, Biden will earn one vote.

Republican Adrian Smith won reelection to U.S. House in Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District defeating Democrat Mark Elworth Jr.

In the 1st Congressional District, Republican Jeff Fortenberry defeated Democratic challenger Kate Bolz.

For the other Senate seat, incumbent Republican Ben Sasse defeated Democrat Chris Janicek.

Also on the ballot in Nebraska were three ballot measures aimed at legalizing gambling at horse tracks in the state. Nebraskans overwhelmingly approved the measures to allow gambling, establish a gaming commision and to tax gambling.

You can find Nebraska's election results here.

South Dakota

In South Dakota Trump took victory over Biden for three Electoral votes.

For the US Senate Republican Mike Rounds won reelection over challenger Democrat Dan Ahlers.

In South Dakota's US House race Republican Dusty Johnson won reelection over challenger Libertarian Randy Luallin. There was no Democratic challenger.

You can find South Dakota's election results here.

Brandon Martin

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