The Polk County Election Office provides stickers to early voters on Oct. 5, 2020. (Photo By Perry Beeman/Iowa Capital Dispatch)
The rematch between Democratic U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne and former GOP Congressman David Young in many ways is a rerun of their fight over Obamacare. They also have argued over Axne missing votes due to late flights and the disruptions of COVID-19.
Axne has hammered Young repeatedly for voting while he was in the House to dismantle Obamacare, threatening tp take away insurance coverage for many and protection for those with preexisting conditions. Young says he always supported protecting those with preexisting conditions and pushed for a replacement for Obamacare that would include those protections and more individual choice on coverage.
Young has repeatedly suggested he should get his seat back because he never missed a vote, and Axne has. “I showed up to every county (in the district) for