The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday announced its support for Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) for reelection, adding her to the list of Republican Senate incumbents the powerful lobbying group is backing.
Democrat Theresa Greenfield is running to unseat Ernst, who has served in the Senate since 2015. Ernst was trailing Greenfield by 3 points in a Des Moines Register poll last week.
“As our country faces many challenges and is collectively working to not just reopen our economy, but return to growth and expanded opportunities for all Americans, we need leaders like Senator Joni Ernst. She has a proven track record of leading responsibly and standing up for good policies,” Chamber CEO Thomas Donohue said in a statement.
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