The Republican Senator from Iowa has lousy poll numbers….
A possible place where Democrats COULD try for?
Almost two-thirds of likely Iowa voters polled say it is time for someone other than Chuck Grassley to serve in the U.S. Senate, casting doubt on the prospects of the longest-serving senator in the state’s history.
In a poll published Saturday night by the Des Moines Register, 64 percent of those surveyed said “it’s time for someone else” to occupy that seat, compared to 27 percent who said they’d vote to elect Grassley to an eighth term in 2022. Seven out of 10 female voters said they wanted to see him replaced.
With a 50-50 U.S. Senate likely to be at least somewhat reshaped by the 2022 elections, Iowa’s race is one of the most closely watched in the nation. However, most observers had been waiting to see if Grassley, who will turn 88 in September, was planning to run again before speculating how competitive the race was likely to be…..
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