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Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa

Senator (1st term)



Leadership: Conference Vice Chairwoman
Political Highlights: Montgomery County auditor, 2005-11; Iowa Senate, 2011-14
Born: July 1, 1970; Red Oak, Iowa
Residence: Red Oak
Religion: Lutheran
Family: Divorced; three children
Education: Iowa State U., B.A. 1992; Columbus College, M.P.A. 1995
Elected: 2014
Committee Assignments: Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry (Livestock, Marketing & Agriculture Security; Nutrition, Agricultural Research & Specialty Crops; Rural Development & Energy - Chairwoman); Armed Services; Environment & Public Works (Clean Air & Nuclear Safety; Superfund, Waste Management & Regulatory Oversight); Judiciary (Border Security and Immigration; Crime & Terrorism; Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts); Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Joint Budget Reform
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District Rating: Favored Republican
House Seniority: 52nd ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 109,003 followers

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