Rita Hart, the Democrat, withdrew her challenge to Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) for an Iowa House seat Wednesday afternoon.
Hart has been trying to use the Committee on House Administration to overturn the state certified election in the Second Congressional District of Iowa.
This would have posed an uphill battle, as Democrats have started to back away from the partisan efforts. Breitbart News reported earlier this week, as many as nine Democrats have come forward to defect. Moderates would have had to go on the record to vote for or against the efforts if Hart’s attempt were to pass the Committee.
Hart wrote in a press release, “after many conversations with people I trust about the future of this contest, I have made the decision to withdraw my contest before the House Committee on Administration.”
“Since Election Day, and throughout this entire process, my mission has been about ensuring the voices of Iowans