WASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks is calling for the dismissal of a challenge filed by her Democratic opponent, Rita Hart, who has claimed that 22 legal votes in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District in the November election were not counted. In a response to the challenge Hart filed last month, attorneys...

The nation faces a historic election Nov. 3 in the throes of a pandemic that has claimed more than 200,000 U.S. lives, widespread protests against racism and unprecedented economic devastation. It follows years of voting law changes and challenges as well as a misinformation campaign to undermine confidence in the election. States Newsroom’s collective of independent news outlets collaborated to present a sweeping picture of voter access and barriers to the ballot. We invite you to read our five-day series from across the network, publishing Oct. 5-9.

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