Iowa Senate candidate arrested for drunken driving - Omaha.com
Published Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 1:00 am / Updated at 3:21 am
Iowa Senate candidate arrested for drunken driving

DES MOINES — A south Des Moines candidate for the Iowa Senate has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.

Tony Bisignano, a Democrat, acknowledged his mistake and took responsibility for his action.

A police report said the 61-year-old was arrested at 12:38 a.m. Monday in Altoona. His blood alcohol level was 0.099 percent. The legal limit for driving is .08.

Bisignano has been arrested for drunken driver twice before, most recently 12 years ago.

He's seeking the Senate seat of Democrat Jack Hatch, who is running for governor.

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