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JAMES CARLIN AND JACKIE SMITH WIN IOWA SENATE SEATS

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ONE REPUBLICAN INCUMBENT RETAINED HIS SEAT IN THE IOWA SENATE, ANOTHER DID NOT DURING TUESDAY’S ELECTION.

SENATOR JIM CARLIN KEPT HIS DISTRICT 3 STATE SENATE SEAT WITH A 2900 VOTE WIN OVER FORMER DEMOCRATIC STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAVID DAWSON:

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IN SOMEWHAT OF AN UPSET, FORMER DEMOCRATIC WOODBURY COUNTY SUPERVISOR JACKIE SMITH SCORED A VICTORY OVER GOP INCUMBENT SENATOR RICK BERTRAND IN DISTRICT 7 BY OVER 400 VOTES.

BERTRAND HAD RETIRED AT THE END OF THE 2018 SESSION BUT WAS TALKED INTO TRYING FOR A THIRD TERM BY REPUBLICAN LEADERS.