RACE SUMMARY: In 2018 Cindy Axne defeated the incumbent Republican and became one of the first women from Iowa elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. She is running for re-election in 2020.
EDUCATION: University of Iowa (BA), Northwestern Univsersity (MA)
OCCUPATION: Chicago-based Tribune Company in strategic planning and leadership development
FAMILY: Married, 2 Children
- Supports a two-state solution
Committed to providing the support Israelis and Palestinians need for negotiations from the U.S.
- Supports a U.S.-Israel Relationship
- Supports Roe v. Wade
- Stands with Planned Parenthood
Believes that women's healthcare decisions should not be decided by politicians
She became one of the first women from Iowa elected to the U.S. House of Representatives along with IA Rep. Abby Finkenauer.
On January 30, 2019, Axne co-sponsored a bill to prevent future federal government shutdowns from happening.