A new poll released Tuesday shows anti-immigration firebrand Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) with just a 1-point lead over his Democratic challenger J.D. Scholten in the hotly-contested race for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District.
Forty-five percent of respondents in the online poll said they would either vote for the Iowa Republican if the election were today, or have already voted for him early, according to the poll conducted by left-leaning polling firm Change Research from Oct. 27-29 with a margin of error of 4 percentage points.
Forty-four percent of respondents said the same for Scholten.
The Cook Political Report also moved the race for Iowa’s 4th district from “Likely Republican” to “Leaning Republican,” indicating the nonpartisan handicapper believes the race is tightening.
President Trump previously won Iowa’s 4th District by a 27-point margin in the 2016 presidential election….