Main | Tuesday, November 08, 2011


The Democrats have RETAINED control of the Iowa state Senate tonight with the win of Liz Mathis over NOM & Family Research Council candidate Cindy Golding. HUGE HUGE WIN for us!

UPDATE: One Iowa celebrates, but offers a word of caution.
"Tonight was a great victory for Iowans. Voters in this district clearly rejected the mean-spirited and misleading attacks of our opposition that we saw right up until the polls closed on election day. Instead, voters elected the candidate they felt would best move our state forward. We are so proud of our volunteers, staff, and supporters who helped make this victory possible. We know that Liz Mathis will be a great senator, and we look forward to working with her in the coming legislative session."

"The election is over, but the battle is far from over. Now, the focus turns to the coming legislative session where we fully expect the opponents of equality to redouble their efforts to take away the rights of loving, committed gay and lesbian couples. One Iowa will be there to stand up for marriage equality at every turn, and we are excited to work with the fair-minded Senate majority to ensure that freedom and equality remains in the heart of the heartland."

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