John Kooiker Wins Iowa House Seat Formerly Held By The Late Dwayne Alons

Orange City, Iowa — The results are in. It appears that Iowa District 4’s new representative to the state House will be John Kooiker of rural Boyden. The Republican candidate won Tuesday’s election with over 60 percent of the vote.
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Dennis Wright, a write-in candidate for the position, actually came in second, with about 25 percent of the vote. The Democratic candidate, John Buntsma came in third with about thirteen and a half percent. There were also a scattering of write-in votes, which amounted to about a third of a percent.

Find the full results from all precincts here.



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