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GOP wins open state Senate seat


RED OAK (KWWL) -- Iowa's Senate District 48 seat will remain in Republican hands.  Joni Ernst beat Democrat Ruth Smith yesterday in a special election to replace Kim Reynolds. Reynolds was elected lieutenant governor.  Ernst won 67 percent of the vote in unofficial returns.  Ernst is currently the Montgomery County Auditor.

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