Special election's outcome could impact gay marriage in Iowa
The future of Iowa's status as the only Midwestern state where gay couples can marry might be riding on next month's special election for Senate District 18 in Linn County.
The seat came open when when Gov. Terry Branstad, a Republican, appointed former Sen. Swati Dandekar, a Marion Democrat, to the Iowa Utilities Board. The move means Republicans have a shot at sharing control of the state Senat...
The Gazette • Oct 17, 2011