In ember , Joni was elected as e first woman to serve in federal elected office from e State of Iowa and also became e first female combat veteran elected to serve in e United States Senate. 2 days ago · DES MOINES — Republican Joni Ernst, e first woman elected to e U.S. Senate in Iowa, on Tuesday became e first woman re-elected to at federal post after surviving a scare by edging out Democrat eresa Greenfield in a hard-fought and expensive political slugfest. Wi 99 percent of 1,661. 2 days ago · Ernst served in e military for over 23 years before being elected as a senator, according to her website. She became e first woman from Iowa to serve in a federal elected office and e first female combat veteran to serve in e Senate when she was elected in . 2 days ago · Sen. Ernst, e first woman ever elected to e U.S. Senate in Iowa, has led e effort to reform e Violence Against Women Act, which expired in . 2 days ago · Ernst became e first woman ever to represent Iowa in e Senate when she was elected in . In at race, she garnered about 52 percent of . In , e Hawkeye State gave e president a nine-point win, and in , elected Republican Joni Ernst as e first female Senator from e state by eight points, Quinnipiac University. 117 rows · Class 2. Class 2 U.S. senators belong to e electoral cycle at were elected for two U.S. . 2 days ago · DES MOINES — Republican Joni Ernst, e first woman elected to e U.S. Senate in Iowa, on Tuesday became e first woman re-elected to at federal post after surviving a . 30, · Iowa’s first woman senator, who made national news six years ago when her ad about hogs went viral, should have been a reelection shoo-in. Iowans were primed to . 17, · Senator Joni Ernst, e first woman to represent Iowa in Congress, is facing e same headwinds plaguing President Trump, who is lagging in e state in part because of deep disadvantage among women.Au or: Luke Broadwater. 28, · Sen. Joni Ernst, Iowa’s first woman senator, agreed wi Tinsman. Overall women typically have to be asked ree times before ey will consider . 2 days ago · Ernst became e first elected woman to ever be seated in e U.S. Senate from Iowa. Ernst also became e first female combat veteran to serve in e U.S. Senate. 2 days ago · DES MOINES - Republican Joni Ernst, e first woman elected to e U.S. Senate in Iowa, on Tuesday became e first woman reelected to at federal post after surviving a scare by edging out Democrat eresa Greenfield in a hard-fought and expensive political slugfest. 2 days ago · Ernst, 50, a Red Oak Republican who was e first woman elected to e U.S. Senate in Iowa, stressed her rural roots and conservative positions while charging Democrats would push e . A Vote for Women. First Woman Senator. A Woman Presides over e Senate. First Woman Elected to Bo Houses of Congress. A laration of Conscience. Women Senators. Former Senators. Biographical Directory. e Directory provides information about former and current senators. Republican Joni Ernst, e first woman elected to e U.S. Senate in Iowa, on Tuesday became e first woman re-elected to at federal post after surviving a scare by edging. 15, · Ernst became first-ever elected female senator from Iowa in . We know Iowa is going to elect a woman to e U.S. Senate, e question is whe er or not ey are a . 05, · First Woman Senator Elected in Iowa. Embed from Getty Images. Joni Ernst defeated Bruce Braley last night for e senate seat in Iowa. She is e first woman to ever be elected as an Iowan Senator. It is a great victory for women, Republicans, and Ernst’s campaign. Joni Ernst, née Joni Kay Culver, (born y 1, 1970, Red Oak, Iowa, U.S.), American politician who was elected as a Republican to e U.S. Senate in and began her first term representing Iowa e following year. She was e first female combat veteran to serve in e Senate and e first woman to represent Iowa in Congress. , · e GOP holds a 53-47 edge in e Senate. Ernst, e first woman from Iowa to hold federal elected office, now faces Democratic challenger eresa Greenfield, a Au or: Lauren Feiner. 2 days ago · Sen. Grassley’s mom ’ve been one of e first Iowa women to vote ember 3, By Matt Kelley Perhaps a love of politics is some ing at can be passed from parent to child in e DNA. 2 days ago · Ernst also voted for e nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to e U.S. Supreme Court.Ernst was e first woman elected to represent Iowa in Congress. . 16, · Joni Ernst is an American politician and first female combat veteran to serve as e ior United States Senator for Iowa since . Previously, she worked in e Iowa State Senate from -.A Republican, Ernst served for 22 years in e Iowa Army National Guard from 1993-.. Joni Kay Ernst was born on y 1, 1970, in Red Oak, Iowa, e U.S to parents, ilyn and Richard Culver.Nationality: American. Senator Ernst is e first woman to represent Iowa in Congress. e Iowa U.S. Senate race is considered to be one of e most competitive of e election cycle. 2 days ago · Ernst, an Iraq veteran, made history in as she became e first woman from Iowa elected to ei er chamber of Congress. She will remain serving as one of a handful of Republican women. 2 days ago · e 74-year-old key has represented e state in Washington for ades — first in e House, starting in 1976, before winning John Kerry’s former Senate seat in . After completing. 25, · Among e most difficult choices on e ember ballot in Iowa for independent-minded voters is e race for U.S. Senate. As e first woman Iowa ever sent to Congress, Republican Sen. Joni Ernst has done some good ings for e state and undoubtedly works hard. . 08, · Just six years ago, Republican Joni Ernst became e first Iowa woman to serve in e U.S. Senate. And in , Democrats Cindy Axne and Abby Finkenauer became e first two Iowa women elected. 09, · now reading: Ernst Aims to Be Iowa's First Female Senator. Ernst Aims to Be Iowa's First Female Senator. By Jose R. Gonzalez ch 09, . X. Story Stream. recent articles. 27, · Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa noted in her post-vote statement at she’s one of e first female Republicans to serve on e Senate Judiciary Committee. Only 0 years ago, women in is country. 04, · Today, one-four of e U.S. Senate is women, including my colleague from Iowa, Senator Joni Ernst. She is also e first female combat veteran elected to serve in e U.S. Senate. In e 116 Congress, 2 women are serving in e House of Representatives, including two from Iowa, Representatives Abby Finkenauer and Cindy Axne. 17, · And so e first woman elected to federal office from Iowa ascended to e Senate, where pants on women were not allowed until 1993 and . 01, · e Iowa Senate race is one at, against all odds, is neck and neck heading into Election Day. Incumbent Sen. Jodi Ernst was considered . 28, · was a re kable year for women in Iowa. Kim Reynolds became e first Iowa woman to win a governor’s election. Abby Finkenauer and Cindy Axne were e first Iowa women elected to e U.S. to e Iowa Senate.) 6. Who was e first woman appointed as a Superintendent of a City School District in e United States? (Hint: She was appointed superintendent of schools in Davenport in 1874. Naturally, she had to fight to receive e same salary e school district had to pay men. She won!). 15, · On e first day of Senate hearings on Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to e Supreme Court, Sen. Joni Ernst lauded e proceedings as a victory for womankind. Only 0 years ago, women in Au or: Christina Cauterucci. 22, · Raised on an Iowa farm, Ernst is a combat veteran, an evangelical and pro-life in a state wi an influential religious right. Before winning her Senate seat in wi Tea Party backing, she had served in local elective office. She was e first woman Iowan elected to Congress. 05, · Joni Ernst, victory putting her party over e top. is headline from e des Moines registeayinall, history for Iowa. She is e first woman from at statelected to e senate. 28, · e women running to flip e Senate are unafraid.. One woman is an Air Force veteran. She’s been waking up at 3 or 4.m., taking care of her young kids, bench-pressing weights, and en. 17, · Joni Ernst is e incumbent first-term senator and a military veteran from Red Oak. She was elected in , becoming Iowa's first female senator and replacing longtime Sen. Tom Harkin. Senator Miller served in e Iowa Legislature from 1969 to 1980, e first four years as a state representative and en as a state senator for eight years. Her . 30, · Folks, is is what a mom can do, Republican Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst said. Female Republican senators praised Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett Wednesday, saying at Barrett will inspire eir dhters and granddhters rough her example as a dignified legal jurist and successful mo er.