Matt McCoy

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Matt McCoy
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Iowa State Senate District 31
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/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 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

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

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.[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%

2006

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

2010

In 2010, a year in which McCoy was up for re-election, he collected $96,615 in donations.[4]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

Hawaii 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.[5]

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

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Personal

McCoy has one child.

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Preceded by
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Iowa Senate District 31
1997–present
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