A University of Iowa law professor and member of a recount board in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District is calling for a review of state laws on rejecting ballots. A forthcoming article in the Iowa Law Review details some of these rules, which might surprise some Iowans.
Republican Congresswoman Mariannette Miller-Meeks says her lawyer was doing his "due diligence" in looking for rejected ballots across Iowa's 2nd Congressional District. The search comes as the recently-sworn in representative prepares for the prospect of defending her six vote victory before the U.S. House.
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.
The US House is being asked to examine election results from Iowa's Second Congressional District. Tuesday Democrat Rita Hart officially requested a recount for the race that currently looks like it was won by Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks by just six votes.
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.
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.