Appeals court turns down challenge of judicial retention ballots

The court of appeals rejected on standing grounds a challenge to the 2010 judicial retention ballot, an election that ended with the defeat of all three supreme court justices standing for retention. The challenge was brought by three attorneys and based on a constitutional provision requiring votes on judges to be on separate ballots. Read more here: http://www.radioiowa.com/2011/12/07/appeals-court-turns-down-challenge-of-judicial-retention-ballots/