Mathis To Be Sworn Into Senate Position Monday

Democrat Liz Mathis smiles as she celebrates her victory in the Iowa Senate District 18 race Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011 at the Campbell-Steele Gallery in Marion, Iowa. Mathis' victory over Republican Cindy Golding maintains democratic control of the Iowa Senate. (Brian Ray/ SourceMedia Group News)

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By Jaime Sharer

MARION, Iowa - As of Monday night, Liz Mathis will officially start her new role as state senator. Mathis won a November 8th special election for the Senate District 18 seat.

Monday night, she will be sworn into that position during a ceremony in Marion. Mathis beat out Republican Cindy Golding with close to 56% of the vote.

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