November 15, 2021
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Miller-Meeks expects GOP-led House in 2022 | Govt-and-politics

URBANDALE, Iowa — First-term Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks has hopes of becoming a majority-party congresswoman, but to do that she and her GOP colleagues have to score victories during the 2022 U.S. House midterm elections.

She expects that to happen and believes history is on her side.

Currently, Democrats hold a majority of 219 seats in the House, with Republicans claiming 211 and five seats vacant.

Historically, Miller-Meeks said, the minority party gains an average of 27 seats in the mid-year election.

She told a packed Westside Conservative Club breakfast gathering Wednesday that it will take some hard campaign work, but “we will gain a majority in 2022 and you’re going to help us to do that.”

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