A lawyer for former Democratic state Sen. Rita Hart is expressing confidence in the campaign's case before the U.S. House challenging the election results in southeast Iowa's 2nd Congressional District.
Southeast Iowa Congresswoman Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) filed a motion asking the U.S. House to dismiss a challenge brought by her opponent, former Democratic state Sen. Rita Hart, who is disputing Miller-Meek's six-vote victory in the November election.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said Thursday there are "a lot of questions" about the results of the presidential election and expressed sympathy for Americans who still don't believe that Democrat Joe Biden won.
State officials formally certified Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks as the next representative of Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District on Monday, declaring her the winner in the closest federal race in the country." class="wysiwyg-break drupal-content" src="/sites/all/modules/contrib/wysiwyg/plugins/break/images/spacer.gif" title="<--break-->">
Former Democratic state Sen. Rita Hart will request a full recount of each precinct in all 24 counties in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District. The step is the latest in a series of dramatic developments in the race, which remains too close to call and is considered one of the closest in the country.
Voters in west central Illinois reelected their congressional representatives and their state representatives, and they elected a new judge for the 9th Judicial Circuit. More Illinois election results can be found here.
The unofficial final results show an incredibly close outcome for the region’s congressional seat. A state senator lost his re-election race, and a former state senator lost in his bid to return to office. More Iowa election results can be found here.
Media outlets in other countries are closely following this year's presidential election in the United States. A couple researchers from Monmouth College are involved with a project to examine what is being reported and how it differs from four years ago.
In a small office on the first floor of the Sangamon County building in downtown Springfield, a team of three election judges pored over dozens of yellow ballot-certification envelopes on a recent morning.
ByKatarina Sostaric/Iowa Public Radio News•Oct 29, 2020
Iowa's deadlines for requesting an absentee ballot and for voter pre-registration have passed, but there are still opportunities for everyone to register and vote. These are your options in the final days of voting in the 2020 general election.
Candidates for Iowa's 2nd Congressional District sparred over each other's records, and fielded questions on healthcare, the coronavirus, and the economy during Thursday night's debate at Iowa PBS studios.
Emiliano Vera and Scott Stoll are running for the Democratic nomination for 93rd District State Representative in Illinois. The winner will challenge incumbent Norine Hammond (R-Macomb) in this fall's election.
Truth and justice were the themes for Kamala Harris during a campaign stop in Bettendorf . On Sunday afternoon a crowd of about 800 turned out to hear one of the many democrats competing for next year's presidential nomination.
The first major changes to the Iowa Democratic caucuses were proposed Monday. Iowans who take part in the first-in-the-nation presidential nominating process would be able to do so virtually if the proposal is approved by a central party committee and the Democratic National Committee.