Rita Hart

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Rita Hart
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 49th district
Assumed office
January 14, 2013
Preceded by Hubert Houser
Personal details
Born 1956
Charles City, Iowa
Political party Democrat
Spouse(s) Paul
Residence Wheatland, Iowa
Occupation Farmer
Website Hart's website

Rita Hart is the Iowa State Senator from the 49th District. A Democrat, she has served in the Iowa Senate since 2013.[1] Hart was born in Charles City, Iowa, and she currently resides in Wheatland, Iowa.[1]

As of June 2016, Hart serves on the following committees: Agriculture, Economic Growth, Education, Local Government, and Veterans Affairs.[1] She also serves on the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee, as well as the International Relations Committee, the Local Government Mandates Study Committee, the Recycling Policy Study Committee, the Early Childhood Iowa State Board, the Economic Development Authority Board, the Human Rights Board, the Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council, and the Watershed Improvement Review Board.[1]

Electoral history[edit]

Iowa Senate 49th District election, 2012 [2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rita Hart 17,305 54.6%
Republican Andrew Naeve 14,398 45.4%
Democratic gain from Republican
Iowa Senate 49th District election, 2014 [3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rita Hart 11,690 52%
Republican Brian Schmidt 10,808 48%
Democratic hold


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