SIOUX CITY, Iowa - A current representative in the Iowa House has won a seat in the senate.
A special election was held Tuesday to fill a vacancy in Senate District 3, which includes Plymouth County and part of Woodbury.
Republican Representative Jim Carlin, who currently represents Iowa in House District 6 defeated Democrat Todd Wendt, the former Le Mars school superintendent, who held and early lead, winning Woodbury County.
The final tally was:
Jim Carlin (R): 3,591
Todd Wendt (D): 2,988
The special election was held to fill the seat of Republican Bill Anderson, who recently resigned to pursue a business opportunity. Carlin will serve the one year remaining on Anderson's term.
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