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Since the election, republican party leaders in the Midwest have been answering a lot of questions about why so many people voted for Donald Trump.

On today's WVIK News Focus, Michelle O'Neill talks with three GOP officials, starting with the chair of the Iowa Republican Party.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

More than 100 republicans showed up to caucus at a middle school in Davenport last night. For many, it was their first caucus ever, and quite a few said they switched parties since the 2008 election.


Nearly all the candidates on Iowa's republican ticket visited the Quad Cities today to campaign together. With less than 24 hours to go until the election, Governor Terry Branstad, Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds, U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst, and others held a rally at the Scott County Republican Headquarters in Davenport.


Vice President Joe Biden says the November election will either help or hurt the nation. At a campaign rally in Davenport today for U.S. Senate candidate and fellow democrat, Bruce Braley, the Vice President urged voters to think long-term.