Iowa 3rd congressional district

Axne, Young trade barbs over ads on health care, allegiance to party leaders

BY: - September 9, 2020

The political rematch between Democratic U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne and the man she unseated two years ago, Republican David Young, has heated up in the past week in a series of accusations over ads. Young’s team on Tuesday criticized Axne’s new ad, “Promised,” suggesting it revives distortions from the 2018 campaign. Axne defeated Young by […]

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Primary primer: Iowa’s 3rd District Republicans

BY: - May 31, 2020

Overview: Freshman Democratic representative Cindy Axne is attempting to defend her seat against a Republican comeback in a race considered one of the most competitive in the country. One of her GOP challengers is David Young, the former two-term congressman from the district. Young  faces a primary challenge from a career Army officer who is making […]