Rita Hart (born 1956) is an American politician from Iowa. She became the Iowa State Senator from the 49th District in 2013. Hart is a member of the United States' Democratic Party.
Hart is a lifelong farmer and 20-year educator.
In June 2018, Fred Hubbell said Hart would join the Democratic ticket as the candidate for lieutenant governor in the 2018 governor election.
Hart was born in Charles City, Iowa.
Hart ran for a seat in the United States House of Representatives in 2020, but lost the election to Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks by six votes.