SENATE SEAT: Jacobs Joins GOP Field

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A new republican candidate has entered the US Senate race to take Tom Harkin’s open seat.

CEO Mark Jacobs from West Des Moines made the announcement Tuesday afternoon.

Jacobs plans to go on a five-day announcement tour next week. He joins the race with six other Republicans.

They include Sam Clovis, Joni Ernst, Paul Lunde, Scott Schaben, David Young, and Matt Whitaker.

gop candidatesRepresentative Bruce Braley is the only declared candidate for the Democrats.