Hinson takes Iowa’s second district, defeats Mathis

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) – Republican Rep. Ashely Hinson is running for another term in Washington, D.C. after defeating her Democratic challenger.

Democratic challenger Liz Mathis addressed supporters Tuesday night, accepting the challenge to Hinson.

Although the race generally favored Hinson heading into Election Day, some political analysts have moved the district into categories that indicate a closer race. Des Moines Final Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll suggested Republicans have a narrow lead for the seathowever, the voting results showed a comfortable margin for the current president.

Hinson ran a campaign that focused on economic and educational issues, and focused on parental rights. He also ran ads blaming the Biden administration for energy prices and inflation.

Hinson will be sworn in for a second term on January 3, 2023.

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