Election Results: LGBT Races to Watch

It was truly a landslide for equality all across the country, including wins at the ballot box for marriage equality, the first gay U.S. senator, and a new generation of representatives in Congress.

BY Michelle Garcia

November 06 2012 5:37 PM ET UPDATED: November 12 2012 3:13 PM ET

Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins
RESULTS: Wiggins Retained

An Iowa judge who voted to establish marriage equality gets to keep his position on the bench. From HRC: "It appears that Iowans have made a strong statement for judicial independence and refused to let politics get in the way of judges doing their duty to uphold the law. Antigay groups trying to exact political retribution on judges should learn their lesson. Marriage equality remains the law of the land in Iowa and judges like Justice Wiggins will continue to do their jobs." (Read More About The Race)

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