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Election Results From The Associated Press
  • Republicans hold a slim majority in the Iowa House with 53 seats to the Democrats’ 47, and Democrats see this as their year to break the Republican Party’s control over the Iowa Capitol.
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    Republicans currently hold a majority in the Iowa Senate with 32 seats to the Democrats’ 18. Democrats hope to get closer to a majority in the chamber, as Republicans defend 19 of the 25 seats on the ballot this year.
On election night, The Associated Press called the race in Iowa's 4th Congressional District for Randy Feenstra.
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Republicans hold the U.S. Senate 53-47. To flip the Senate, Democrats would need to net-gain four seats outright or three seats and control of the White House, because in a 50-50 Senate — which is possible this year — the vice president breaks the tie. The Associated Press called the race on election night for Sen. Joni Ernst.

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A poll worker helps K. Maki (left) fill out a provisional ballot at Park Tavern polling station on Tuesday in Atlanta, Ga. After a record-breaking early voting turnout, Americans head to the polls on the last day to cast their vote.
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You're probably anxious about the results, but patience may truly be a virtue on election night. Here's how to approach the evening.