Iowa Democratic Party Elects New Leadership

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(Des Moines, IA) -- The Iowa Democratic Party State Central Committee has elected Rita Hart as the new IDP Chair by a majority vote. Hart is a former Iowa State Senator and running mate for Fred Hubbell's unsuccessful gubernatorial bid in 2018. Hart also ran for Congress in 2020. For the past year, she has been Chair of the Clinton County Democratic Party.

The State Central Committee also elected new party officers, including Gregory Christensen as Vice Chair, Paula Martinez as Secretary, and Samantha Groark as Treasurer.

IDP leadership elections are held every two years following the election cycle. The new party leaders will assume their roles immediately.

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