SIOUX CITY – J.D. Scholten, a Sioux City Democrat who rose to fame in national political circles for his near-upset of controversial conservat…
It has been a busy couple of years for J.D. Scholten.
King, a nine-term representative, was defeated by Feenstra, a state Senator from Hull, in the primary.
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Randy Feenstra won in a rout, getting 62 percent of the vote, and topping the vote of J.D. Scholten in 38 of the district's counties, including every one in the northwest sector of the state.
Returns when the race was called shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday showed Feenstra earning nearly twice as many votes as Scholten in the 39-county district that includes Sioux City and the remainder of Northwest Iowa.
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J.D. Scholten remembers a time near the end of his pitching career in professional baseball when he was standing on the mound and wondering what would come next for him. The concern wasn't with what the count was or what pitch he should throw. He was focused on the future.
The whole politics thing wasn't always a thing for Randy Feenstra.
J.D. Scholten, Democratic nominee for Iowa's 4th Congressional District, casts his in-person absentee ballot Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at Sioux…
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J.D. Scholten, Democratic nominee for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, talks to the Sioux City Journal’s editorial board during a meeting mo…
State Sen. Randy Feenstra defeated Rep. Steve King in the June Republican primary, leaving the seat open for the first time in 18 years. J.D. Scholten makes his second consecutive bid to flip the seat into Democratic hands.
J.D. Scholten, the Democratic nominee in Iowa's 4th congressional district, held a similar rally last week in Sioux City. He will also hold parking lot rallies in Mason City and Fort Dodge.
Monmouth University polling gives state Sen. Randy Feenstra a 48 percent to 42 percent lead over J.D. Scholten, a significant drop from the 54-34 margin Monmouth found in an August survey.
J.D. Scholten said he had previously told Randy Feenstra that he does not support the plan. Feenstra cited Scholten in 2019 sharing an article on Twitter with the headline, “Rural America is ready for some sort of a New Deal, preferably green."
The poll from Democratic nominee J.D. Scholten shows a much closer race than an internal poll released last week by Randy Feenstra's campaign. The latter poll showed Republican nominee Feenstra with a 54 percent to 31 percent lead over Scholten.
Over the 2020 cycle in Iowa's 4th Congressional District, Democratic nominee J.D. Scholten has brought in a combined $2.47 million; Republican Randy Feenstra's total is $1.7 million.
Rallygoers gathered at a park and were required to stay in their vehicles during the program. They heard J.D. Scholten's speech broadcast over a FM radio frequency, and could pose questions by sending a text message to a campaign phone number.
The poll by American Viewpoint, conducted on behalf of State Sen. Randy Feenstra, the Republican nominee, finds him leading Democrat J.D. Scholten, 54 to 31 percent, with 11 percent undecided.