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  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 33
 
  |Position = Iowa House of Representatives District 33
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Former Member
  |Tenure = 2003-Present
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  |Tenure = 2003-August 15, 2013
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2015]]
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  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
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  |Leadership = Minority Leader, Iowa State House of Representatives
 
  |Leadership = Minority Leader, Iowa State House of Representatives
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  |Last election = [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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  |Personal website = http://www.mccarthyforiowa.com/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kevin McCarthy''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], representing District 33 since 2013 and currently serving as [[State House Minority Leader|House Minority Leader]]. He previously represented District 67 from 2003 to 2013 and served as [[State House Majority Leader|House Majority Leader]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''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 [[Attorney General of Iowa|Iowa Attorney General's]] office.<ref>[http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20130802/NEWS09/308020040/Democrat-McCarthy-leaving-House-work-attorney-general-s-office?nclick_check=1 ''desmoinesregister.com'', "Democrat McCarthy leaving House to work in attorney general's office," August 2, 2013]</ref>
  
McCarthy has worked on the staff of Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, and was an Attorney for the Tobacco Project.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32494 Project Vote Smart - Rep. McCarthy]</ref>  
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McCarthy served as [[State House Minority Leader|House Minority Leader]] from 2011 to 2013.
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==Biography==
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McCarthy's professional experience includes working on the staff of Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and as an Attorney for the Tobacco Project.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32494 Project Vote Smart - Rep. McCarthy]</ref>  
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
McCarthy ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012]</ref>
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McCarthy ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://electionresults.sos.iowa.gov/default.aspx?eid=22 ''Iowa Secretary of State,'' "Official Primary Results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2012/primary/candlist.pdf ''Iowa Department of Elections,'' "2012 Primary Candidates," accessed May 15, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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::''See also: [[Iowa House of Representatives elections, 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.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2010/streporr.pdf Official Iowa House of Representatives General Election Results, 2010]</ref>  
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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.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2010/streporr.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2010 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>  
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, McCarthy was re-elected to the 67th District Seat in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], defeating Larry Disney (R). <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/elections/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf 2008 Iowa Election results]</ref>  McCarthy raised $654,768 for his campaign, while Disney raised $11,507. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 Iowa House of Reps., 2008 Money Raised]</ref>  
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On November 4, 2008, McCarthy was re-elected to the 67th District Seat in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]], defeating Larry Disney (R).<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2008/OfficialCanvass2008General.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>  McCarthy raised $654,768 for his campaign, while Disney raised $11,507.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2008 ''Follow The Money'', "Funds raised by 2008 Iowa House candidates," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>  
  
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010 McCarthy collected $307,550 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 Contributions to Iowa House candidates]</ref>
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In 2010 McCarthy collected $307,550 in campaign donations.  The largest donors are listed as follows:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''Follow The Money'', "2010 Contributions," accessed April 7, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Kevin + McCarthy + Iowa + Legislature'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Kevin + McCarthy + Iowa + Legislature'''
 
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.mccarthyforiowa.com/ Kevin McCarthy's Personal Website]
 
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=300 Kevin McCarthy on the Iowa House Website]  
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=300 Kevin McCarthy on the Iowa House Website]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32494 Project Vote Smart Bio]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=32494 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32494 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=32494 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96503 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80155 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=62986 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13346 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27830 2000]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96503 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80155 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=62986 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13346 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27830 2000]
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Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy.jpg
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]

Iowa House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kevin McCarthy (Iowa)'s campaign in 2010
Great Plains Laborers District Council$13,000
AFSCME Iowa Council 61$11,000
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$8,500
Operating Engineers Local 234$7,500
Iowa Bankers Association$7,000
Total Raised in 2010 $307,550

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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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)