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Iowa Democrat Rita Hart Loses Race By 6 Votes, Appeals To U.S. House

The Democratic candidate plans to appeal the results, after losing by a razor thin margin


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Does everyone smell that? 

It is the smell of hypocrisy. 

Iowa Democrat Rita Hart, pledged to appeal the results of her congressional race after losing by 6 votes. 

Now, normally I would not blame her. but who is she appealing to? None other than the U.S. House and by exention, Nancy Pelosi. 

I don’t really hear any calls about how this woman is “sabotaging democracy” or “undermining the election process” 

But here she is, knocking on Pelosi’s door, attempting to use partisanship to overturn an election.

When we the people, demand that the 2020 presidential election be looked into, amid an avalanche of reports and sworn affidavits alleging voter fraud, that is just too much though. 

Check it out: 

The Associated Press had the story here: 

A Democratic congressional candidate who trailed by six votes after a recount said Wednesday she will forgo further legal challenges in Iowa and instead appeal directly to the U.S. House for additional recount proceedings.

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 set in motion the formation of a five-judge panel that would have been required to rule on who won the race by Tuesday, Dec. 8.

Hart’s campaign said that quick timeline would not allow enough time to review all the ballots, including thousands of unexamined undervotes and overvotes and a small number of others that were not counted for a variety of reasons.

Instead, the campaign said that Hart would file an election contest with the U.S. House under the Federal Contested Elections Act in the coming weeks.

The Daily Wire also reported: 

“We all watched #IA02 close from 47 votes to 6, but there are still ballots that haven’t been counted. The only way to ensure all Iowans’ votes are counted is a full examination of this election by the U.S. House that will consider every ballot cast,” Hart said on Twitter.

In a statement released by her campaign, Hart alleged that “significant errors in the counting process have led to confusion over whom Iowans in the Second District elected to represent them.” Hart’s campaign referenced several reporting errors that triggered recounts before claiming that “many counties did not fully review ballots to identify valid votes that the machines did not recognize, in part because of the time and burden that would have been required for such a thorough recount.”

Republican House candidate Mariannette Miller-Meeks is ahead of Hart after a recount in the district cut her lead from 47 ballots to six of nearly 400,000 filed in the race. A board of Iowa election officials certified the state’s vote for Miller-Meeks on Monday. Hart remained able to file additional legal challenges until Wednesday afternoon, but she said that time constraints would not have allowed the court to settle the issue, according to the Associated Press.

The double standard rears its ugly head again folks. 

Rita Hart can overturn an election by attempting to appeal to a process controlled by one of her party leaders, but President Trump cannot contest the results of the election? 

Get real, and get serious, the hypocrisy is out of control. 



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