1998 Iowa Elections Analysis
Publication Date: September 1999
Publisher(s): National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)
Author(s): Mark Dixon
Type: News release
Overall, Republicans won 53% of the legislative races in the1998 election cycle in Iowa. In House races, Republicans ended the 1998 elections with a majority, winning 55 of 100 seats. Of the 26 Senate seats up for election, Republicans won 14, giving the party a majority in Iowas 78th General Assembly. Republicans how fill 30 of the 50 Senate seats.