Tag Archives: IA-02 Recount

Hart: All Votes In IA-02 Election Must Be Counted

Rita Hart Urges House Committee to Apply Iowa Law so All Legal Votes Are Counted in IA-02 Race Miller-Meeks continues push to disenfranchise at least 22 Iowa voters, Refuses to engage in legal process WHEATLAND, IOWA — Today, [Monday] in … Continue reading

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Letter: Miller-Meeks Motion To Dismiss Is Self Serving

Letter to the editor in the Clinton Herald Mariannette Miller-Meeks filed a motion to dismiss Rita Hart’s election contest despite the fact that there are 22 legal ballots currently excluded from the election results. Hart’s Notice of Contest details 22 … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Group of Iowa County Auditors Propose Reforms Following Flawed IA-02 Recount 

Update from the Rita Hart for Congress campaign: KCRG: “Because different counties use different methods a uniform approach for counting ballots wasn’t performed.” After a flawed and inconsistent recount left at least 22 voters disenfranchised and thousands of ballots unexamined … Continue reading

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In New Filing, Hart Highlights Miller-Meeks’s Acknowledgment That 22 Ballots Are Left to Be Counted

February 3, 2021 22 Legally-cast, Uncounted — and Uncontested — Ballots Will Put Hart Ahead by Nine Votes WHEATLAND, IOWA — Rita Hart has filed a new response with the U.S. House outlining Mariannette Miller-Meeks’s failure to demonstrate entitlement to … Continue reading

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Miller-Meeks: Trump And Republicans Should Not Be Held Accountable For Capitol Takeover

Release from Rita Hart: Miller-Meeks: “Trump and Republicans likewise should not be held to blame for the U.S. Capitol riot” Less than twenty-four hours after a violent mob incited by Donald Trump breached the U.S. Capitol, interrupting the congressional certification … Continue reading

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IA-02 Recount Update: Rita Hart Statement On Swearing-In Day

January 3, 2020 WHEATLAND, IOWA — IA-02 Democratic candidate Rita Hart issued the following statement on Mariannette Miller-Meeks being provisionally seated today: “Twenty-two voters in Iowa’s Second Congressional District still have not had their legally cast votes counted and thousands … Continue reading

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Recount Update: Wapello County Voter Asks for Vote to be Counted in IA-02 Race

From the Rita Hart campaign ICYMI: First Time Wapello County Voter Asks for Vote to be Counted in IA-02 Race “I want my vote to be counted,” Klawonn wrote in the affidavit. “This was my first time voting and I … Continue reading

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Hart Campaign Files Notice of Contest Under Federal Contested Elections Act

Tuesday update from the Rita Hart campaign “Today I filed a Notice of Contest under the Federal Contested Elections Act. That means that I am asking a bipartisan committee in Congress for a full and thorough review of this election … Continue reading

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Miller-Meeks Losing Ground In IA-02 Recount

Rita Hart for Iowa Statement on Latest Developments in IA-02 Recount WHEATLAND, IOWA — Tonight, Rita Hart for Iowa campaign manager Zach Meunier issued the following statement on the margin closing in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District: “The bipartisan Recount Boards … Continue reading

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18,000 Ballots At Stake: Rita Hart For Iowa Calls On SOS To Clarify Recount Guidance

IA-02 recount update from Rita Hart campaign Rita Hart for Iowa Calls on Secretary of State to Clarify Recount Guidance More than 18,000 ballots would go unexamined if directions about complying with Iowa law not clarified WHEATLAND, IOWA — This … Continue reading

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