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Iowa Democrat will challenge election results with House

1 month ago   |   By Politico

A Democratic candidate who fell six votes short of holding an open battleground congressional district in Iowa is planning to challenge those results directly with the House, placing the chamber in the highly unusual position of potentially determining the outcome of the race.
After what appears to be the tightest congressional election in decades, Rita Hart, a state senator, has decided to forgo a legal battle in her home state and will instead contest the election directly with the House Administration Committee. Iowa election officials certified Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks as...
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Iowa Democrat to challenge 6-vote loss in appeal in US House

Iowa Democrat to challenge 6-vote loss in appeal in US House

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

IOWA CITY, Iowa - A Democratic congressional candidate in Iowa who trailed by six votes after a recount said Wednesday she will forgo further legal challenges in the state and instead appeal directly to the U.S. House for review.
Rita Hart's campaign had until Wednesday afternoon to contest the election under Iowa law following Monday's certification of results in which Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks was declared the winner of the closest House race in decades.
An election contest in Iowa would have triggered the formation of a five-judge panel that would have been required to rule on...
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