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Republican Wins Iowa's 2nd District Race by Just Six Votes, Flips Seat

Added 11-29-20 10:38:03am EST - “Marianette Miller-Meeks: "It is the honor of a lifetime to be elected to serve the people of eastern and southern Iowa."” - Legalinsurrection.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Legalinsurrection.com: “Republican Wins Iowa's 2nd District Race by Just Six Votes, Flips Seat”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Marianette Miller-Meeks: “It is the honor of a lifetime to be elected to serve the people of eastern and southern Iowa.”

The race for Iowa’s second district came down to a razor thin margin. Republican candidate Marianette Miller-Meeks won by a lead of just six votes. This is a flip, as the seat was previously held by a retiring Democrat.

This is an excellent reminder of the importance of vote integrity. A handful of votes decided this contest.

Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks remains atop Iowa’s 2nd District congressional race despite a Saturday recount in Clinton County that eroded her already single-digit lead to just six votes.

The Clinton County tally concluded a recount in the 24-county southeast Iowa district, which extends from Jasper and Marion counties in the Des Moines metro to Davenport, and includes Iowa City and Burlington. The vote will go to a state canvassing board Monday to be certified, which would make Miller-Meeks the official winner.

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