Posts Tagged ‘Retention election’
 

 

“We the People Not We the Courts”: Iowans for Freedom Launch Television Ad

PLEASANT HILL – “Freedom is an issue for all of us,” Iowans for Freedom state co-chair and Republican National Committeewoman Tamara Scott says in the opening statement of Iowans for Freedom’s second television commerci...
by The Iowa Republican

 
 

Justice Wiggins – A Career of Activism

By Nathan Tucker In the debate over the upcoming judicial retention vote in Iowa, defenders of Justice Wiggins argue that his judicial career shouldn’t be decided solely by his vote legalizing gay marriage in Varnum.  Instea...
by Nathan W. Tucker

 
 

TIR Poll: Iowans Favor Gay Marriage – Retention Election Remains Complicated

By Craig Robinson A new TIR-Voter/Consumer Research Poll shows 49 percent of Iowans now favor gay marriage, while 42 percent oppose allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally in Iowa. The survey shows that more people strongly...
by Craig Robinson

 

 

2012 Retention Campaign Begins Right Where It Left Off

By Craig Robinson The FAMiLY Leader and a variety of other conservatives groups launched a 17 city bus tour on Monday to encourage people to oust Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins by voting no on the retention question o...
by Craig Robinson

 
 

A Constitutional Right to Education?

By Nathan Tucker The answer to that question depends on which Iowa Supreme Court justice you ask, and whether or not it is a retention election year.  Despite a recent stretch of relative calm on the Court since last summer, j...
by Nathan W. Tucker

 

 

Erasing History

In a surprising development, Justice Not Politics (JNP) ever so quietly retracted its press release denouncing Governor Branstad’s appointment of Ryan Koopmans to the Judicial District 5C Nominating Commission.  Actually, JN...
by Nathan W. Tucker