Kevin McCarthy (Iowa)

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Kevin McCarthy
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Iowa House of Representatives District 33
Former Member
In office
2003-August 15, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Leader, Iowa State House of Representatives
2011-2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWartburg College
J.D.Drake University
Personal
Place of birthDes Moines, IA
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Kevin McCarthy is a former Democratic member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing District 33 from 2003 to August 2013. He resigned on August 15, 2013, to take a position in the Iowa Attorney General's office.[1]

McCarthy served as House Minority Leader from 2011 to 2013.

Biography

McCarthy's professional experience includes working on the staff of Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and as an Attorney for the Tobacco Project.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, McCarthy served on the following committees:

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Administration and Rules

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McCarthy served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, McCarthy served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012

McCarthy ran in the 2012 election for Iowa House of Representatives District 33. McCarthy ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 5, 2012 and defeated Daniel G. LeRette (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKevin McCarthy Incumbent 72.6% 8,772
     Republican Daniel G. LeRette 27.4% 3,303
Total Votes 12,075

2010

See also: Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2010

McCarthy won re-election to the 67th District seat against Jeremy L. Walters (R). McCarthy had no opposition in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 67 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngKevin McCarthy (D) 6,226
Jeremy L. Walters (R) 4,173

2008

On November 4, 2008, McCarthy was re-elected to the 67th District Seat in the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating Larry Disney (R).[6] McCarthy raised $654,768 for his campaign, while Disney raised $11,507.[7]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 67
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.pngKevin McCarthy (D) 9,412
Larry Disney (R) 5,204

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010 McCarthy collected $307,550 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed as follows:[8]


2008

In 2008 McCarthy collected $654,768 in donations.[9]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa State Education Association $89,500
MacGilvray, James P. $30,000
McCarthy for State Representative $25,600
Nayak, Rughuveer $25,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kirsten Running-Marquardt (D)
Iowa House of Representatives District 33
2013–August 2013
Succeeded by
Brian Meyer (D)
Preceded by
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Iowa House of Representatives District 67
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Kraig Paulsen (R)