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Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa

Senator (2nd 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 (Food & Nutrition, Specialty Crops, Organics, & Research; Livestock, Dairy, Poultry, Local Food Systems, & Food Safety & Security; Rural Development & Energy - Ranking Member); Armed Services (Cybersecurity; Emerging Threats & Capabilities - Ranking Member; Readiness & Management Support); Environment & Public Works (Chemical Safety, Waste Management, Environmental Justice, & Regulatory Oversig; Clean Air, Climate, & Nuclear Safety; Fisheries, Wildlife & Water); Small Business & Entrepreneurship
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District Rating: Favored Republican
House Seniority: 52nd ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 139,210 followers

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