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Judicial Retention

Iowa Courts Under Attack

Kevin Cathcart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Cathcart

Something happened on Election Day in Iowa: Three well-respected Iowa Supreme Court Justices lost retention because they upheld marriage equality for same-sex couples. Let this spiteful campaign serve as a wake-up call.

Iowa State Students Talk Voting, Judicial Retention (WATCH)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Iowa State student and HuffPost Eyes and Ears correspondent Tyler Kingkade canvassed his campus not to get out the vote, but to find out why students ...

It's Time to Get Judicial Retention Elections Off the Ballot in Illinois

David Orr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Orr

Judicial retention races are a paradox, where too much democracy means no democracy at all. Not a single judge has lost a retention election since 1990.