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Matt McCoy
Iowa State Senate District 31
Assumed office
Current term ends
January 10, 2015
Political party Democratic
Profession VP of Community Development
Website Senate website
Matt McCoy (b. March 29, 1966) is a Democratic member of the Iowa State 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 1997.

McCoy earned his BA from Briar Cliff College in 1988.

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

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McCoy has been appointed to these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, McCoy served on these committees:



See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2010

McCoy won re-election to the 31st District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Republican candidate Dave Leach. McCoy defeated Leach by a margin of 13,385 to 7,064.

McCoy had no opposition in the Democratic primary election on June 8th.[1]

Iowa State Senate, District 31 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Matt McCoy (D) 13,385 65.5%
Dave Leach (R) 7,064 34.5%


On November 7, 2006, McCoy was re-elected to the 31st District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Nicholas G. van Patten. [2] McCoy raised $263,357 for his campaign, while van Patten raised $66,143. [3]

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

Campaign donors


In 2006 McCoy collected $263,357 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Democratic Party $43,019
Eychaner, Fred $30,000
Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund $8,100
William A. Krause Revocable Trust $7,250


McCoy has one child.

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Iowa Senate District 31
Succeeded by