Lara advances to the general election in the race for insurance commissioner. Plus: results from Iowa, New Jersey, and Alabama.
Bill Dix had attempted to amend the state consitution to ban same-sex marriage.
The sponsor of the former bill, Dennis Guth, has called homosexuality a health hazard and a cause of "deep loneliness."
Wahls, the son of two lesbians, will seek a spot in Iowa's Senate.
Jorge Sanders-Galvez was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Kedarie Johnson.