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}}{{tnr}}'''Matt McCoy''' (b. March 29, 1966) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing District 21 since 2013 and currently serving as [[State Senate Assistant Majority Leader|Assistant Majority Leader]] since 2013. He previously represented District 31 from 1997 to 2013. McCoy was on the Polk County Conservation Board from 1988 to 1995. He previously served in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] from 1992 to 1996.   
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}}{{tnr}}'''Matt McCoy''' (b. March 29, 1966) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Iowa State Senate]], representing [[Iowa State Senate District 21|District 21]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996. He previously served in the [[Iowa House of Representatives]] from 1992 to 1996.   
  
McCoy earned his BA from Briar Cliff College in 1988.
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McCoy serves as [[State Senate Assistant Majority Leader|Assistant Majority Leader]].
  
McCoy is Vice President of Community Development for Downtown Development Corporation.
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==Biography==
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McCoy earned his B.A. from Briar Cliff College in 1988. His professional experience includes working as Vice President of Community Development for Downtown Development Corporation.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
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==Elections==
 
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===2010===
 
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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 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.<ref>[http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ 2010 Iowa Primary Election Results]</ref>
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McCoy had no opposition in the Democratic primary election on June 8th.<ref>[http://sos.iowa.gov/elections/pdf/2010/canvsummary.pdf ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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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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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 ''Iowa Secretary of State'', "Official 2006 General election results," accessed April 8, 2014]</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 ''Follow The Money'', "Funds raised by 2006 Senate candidates," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2012===
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, a year in which McCoy was up for re-election, he collected $96,615 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=S 2010 campaign contributions]</ref>
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In 2010, a year in which McCoy was up for re-election, he collected $96,615 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IA&y=2010&f=S ''Follow The Money'', "2010 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
  
 
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
 
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In 2006 McCoy collected $263,357 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80156 2006 Contributions to Matt McCoy]</ref>
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In 2006 McCoy collected $263,357 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80156 ''Follow The Money'', "2006 Campaign Contributions," accessed April 8, 2014]</ref>
  
 
His four largest contributors were:
 
His four largest contributors were:
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==Personal==
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McCoy has one child.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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==See also==
==Personal==
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* [[Iowa State Senate]]
 
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* [[Iowa State Senate#Committees|Iowa Senate Committees]]
McCoy has one child.
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* [[Iowa State Senate District 21]]
 
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* [[Iowa State Legislature]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.mccoyforsenate.com/ Sen. McCoy's Website]
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*[http://www.matt-mccoy.com/ Sen. McCoy's Website]
*[http://www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=134&ga=83 Official Iowa State Senate website of Matt McCoy]
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*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=134 Iowa State Senate - Sen. Matt McCoy]
 
*[http://www.legis.iowa.gov/Legislators/legislator.aspx?GA=84&PID=134 Iowa State Senate - Sen. Matt McCoy]
* [http://www.iowaelectionresults.gov/ Results for the November 2, 2010 general election, Iowa]
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*[http://openstates.org/ia/legislators/IAL000036/matthew-mccoy/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6522 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6522 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=6522 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=6522 Project Vote Smart Legislative Profile]
 
*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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Matt McCoy
Mmccoy.jpg
Iowa State Senate District 21
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$135/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Iowa State House of Representatives
1992-1996
Education
Bachelor'sBriar Cliff College, 1988
Personal
BirthdayMarch 29, 1966
Place of birthDes Moines, IA
ReligionCongregationalist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Matt McCoy (b. March 29, 1966) is a Democratic member of the Iowa State Senate, representing District 21. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996. He previously served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1992 to 1996.

McCoy serves as Assistant Majority Leader.

Biography

McCoy earned his B.A. from Briar Cliff College in 1988. His professional experience includes working as Vice President of Community Development for Downtown Development Corporation.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Iowa Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Commerce, Chair
Government Oversight
State Government
Transportation
Ways and Means

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McCoy served on these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Iowa State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Iowa State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 14, 2014. Incumbent Matt McCoy was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2][3]

2010

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.[4]

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%

2006

On November 7, 2006, McCoy was re-elected to the 31st District Seat in the Iowa State Senate, defeating Nicholas G. van Patten.[5] McCoy raised $263,357 for his campaign, while van Patten raised $66,143.[6]

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

2010

In 2010, a year in which McCoy was up for re-election, he collected $96,615 in donations.[7]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Iowa State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Matt McCoy's campaign in 2010
Master Builders Of Iowa$6,500
Iowa Dental Association$6,050
Associated General Contractors Of Iowa$4,000
Nationwide$3,750
Iowa Association Of Realtors$3,500
Total Raised in 2010 $96,615

2006

In 2006 McCoy collected $263,357 in donations.[8]

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

Personal

McCoy has one child.

Recent news

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See also

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dennis Black (D)
Iowa State Senate District 21
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Iowa State Senate District 31
1997–2013
Succeeded by
William Dotzler (D)