Democrat Phil Miller defeats Republican Travis Harris 53.8% to 44. 5% in a special election in Iowa House District 82 to replace the late Curt Hanson.
Following the death of State Rep. Curt Hanson, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds set the date of Iowa House District 82’s special election for August 8, 2017.
Iowa State Representative Curt Hanson (D-Fairfield), a member of the Iowa House since 2009, died at home on Friday. He was 73.
Republicans in both the Iowa House and Senate tried to push a marriage amendment yesterday. Both initiatives failed. Jason Clayworth of The Des Moines Register reports: What Republicans wanted was the right to pull House Joint Resolution 6 out of a committee so that it would be placed on the debate calendar and avoid a […]