Zach Nunn wins Republican nod to face embattled Iowa Democratic Rep. Cindy Axne

**FILE** Proven on this Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, file picture is State Rep. Zach Nunn, R-Bondurant, on the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. (G3 Field Information Picture/Charlie Neibergall) Charlie Neibergall/G3 Field Information

Zach Nunn wins Republican nod to face embattled Iowa Democratic Rep. Cindy Axne

Kaelan Deese

June 07, 09:33 PM June 07, 09:36 PM

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Iowa state Sen. Zach Nunn on Tuesday received the Republican nomination to face Democratic Rep. Cindy Axne in November, establishing a extremely aggressive race.

Nunn, 43, is certainly one of three Republicans who ran for a bid to flip Iowa’s third Congressional District, simply beating monetary planner Nicole Hasso and businessman Gary Leffler. With Iowa’s 4 Home seats redrawn in 2022 as a consequence of redistricting, Republicans see the seat as key to successful the bulk in November, and they’d must internet at the least 5 seats within the 435-member chamber to take action.


“I’m the one candidate on this race with a document of chopping taxes and placing a reimbursement within the pockets of hardworking Iowans,” Nunn stated in a latest interview with the Des Moines Register.

Elected to the state Senate in 2018, Nunn was beforehand a member of the Iowa Home, from 2014 to 2018. He has a background in superior levels in worldwide safety from the College of Cambridge. He’s additionally an Air Power fight veteran with “a number of deployments flying missions abroad,” Nunn added.

All through his tenure within the Iowa Legislature, Nunn championed his position in pushing for tax cuts, combating human trafficking, judicial reform, and growing faculty safety, which he stated “handed with bipartisan majorities.”

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“I voted independently from Democrats and fellow Republicans on a number of events,” he added.

Whereas the three GOP candidates didn’t search or obtain an endorsement from former President Donald Trump, Nunn has the backing of Trump’s former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, together with former Home Speaker Newt Gingrich.

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