“We believe the Iowa House will be the top tier pick up opportunity nationally,” said Sargeant. “It’s a competitive map. Fifty-eight of the 100 state House seats have a Democratic advantage regarding registration and electoral performance.”
Whatever happens, Smith said he was getting settled in his new office and planned to stay.
“I don’t have an endgame, but I do plan to stay here for a while and I hope to take us back to the majority,” he said.