April 5, 2021 •
Former Iowa State Sen. Rita Hart Withdraws Election Challenge
Former Iowa state Sen. Rita Hart withdrew her challenge in a U.S. House race she lost to Republican Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks by six votes.
Miller-Meeks was certified by the Iowa State Board of Canvassers as the winner after a full recount, and provisionally seated pending the outcome of a challenge by her Democratic opponent, Hart.
After Hart’s announcement, the top Democrat on the House Administration Committee announced the panel would move to suspend its review of the race.
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