BIPAC Action Fund Endorsed Winner
Republican Rod Blum has pulled off a come from behind win in Iowa's 1st district, beating Democrat Pat Murphy. This northeast Iowa seat opened up when Rep. Bruce Braley decided to run for Senate. President Obama won this district by 12 points in 2012, and it was not believed to be competitive until very late in the cycle.
Blum comes from a business background and was endorsed by the NFIB, Iowa Farm Bureau, NRA, and BIPAC.
After all of the votes were counted, Blum was victorious by approximately 7,000 votes.
R. Blum 51.2% 147,153
P. Murphy 48.8% 140,086