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}}{{tnr}}'''Matt McCoy''' (b. March 29, 1966) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa Senate]], representing District 31.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Matt McCoy''' (b. March 29, 1966) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa Senate]], representing District 31. McCoy was on the Polk County Conservation Board from 1988 to 1995.  He served in the Iowa State House of Representatives from 1992 to 1996.  He then joined the Iowa State Senate in 1996.
 
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===Education===
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McCoy earned his BA from Briar Cliff College in 1988.
 
McCoy earned his BA from Briar Cliff College in 1988.
 
===Professional experience===
 
  
 
McCoy is Vice President of Community Development for Downtown Development Corporation.
 
McCoy is Vice President of Community Development for Downtown Development Corporation.
 
===Political experience===
 
 
McCoy was on the Polk County Conservation Board from 1988 to 1995.  He served in the Iowa State House of Representatives from 1992 to 1996.  He then joined the Iowa State Senate in 1996.  He has served in that position since, representing the 31st district.
 
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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* [[Transportation Committee, Iowa Senate]]
 
* [[Transportation Committee, Iowa Senate]]
 
* [[Ways and Means Committee, Iowa Senate]]
 
* [[Ways and Means Committee, Iowa Senate]]
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==Elections==
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===2006===
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On November 7, 2006, McCoy was re-elected to the 31st District Seat in the [[Iowa State Senate]], defeating Nicholas G. van Patten. <ref>[http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/GenOffResults.pdf 2006 Iowa Election Results]</ref> McCoy raised $263,357 for his campaign, while van Patten raised $66,143. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IA&y=2006 Money Raised by Iowa Candidates, 2006]</ref>
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| colspan="2" | {{won}}'''Matt McCoy (D)'''
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| align="right" | 13,276
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| colspan="2" | Nicholas G. van Patten (R)
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| align="right" | 6,941
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6522 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6522 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96504 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80156 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=70876 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13347 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27831 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27568 1998]  
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96504 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80156 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=70876 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13347 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27831 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=27568 1998]  
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==References==
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{{Iowa State Senators}}
 
{{Iowa State Senators}}
 
{{Iowa}}
 
{{Iowa}}
 
[[Category:Iowa Senate]]
 
[[Category:Iowa Senate]]

Revision as of 11:07, 12 June 2010

Matt McCoy
Mmccoy.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 31
Incumbent
Assumed office
1996
Current term ends
2012
Political party Democratic
Profession VP of Community Development
Website Senate website
Matt McCoy (b. March 29, 1966) is a Democratic member of the Iowa Senate, representing District 31. McCoy was on the Polk County Conservation Board from 1988 to 1995. He served in the Iowa State House of Representatives from 1992 to 1996. He then joined the Iowa State Senate in 1996.

McCoy earned his BA from Briar Cliff College in 1988.

McCoy is Vice President of Community Development for Downtown Development Corporation.

Committee assignments

Elections

2006

On November 7, 2006, McCoy was re-elected to the 31st District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Nicholas G. van Patten. [1] McCoy raised $263,357 for his campaign, while van Patten raised $66,143. [2]

Iowa State Senate, District 31 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMatt McCoy (D) 13,276
Nicholas G. van Patten (R) 6,941

Personal

McCoy has one child.

External links

References

  1. 2006 Iowa Election Results
  2. Money Raised by Iowa Candidates, 2006