Kevin McCarthy (Iowa politician)

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Kevin McCarthy
Kevin M. McCarthy - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 33rd district
67th (2003–2013)
In office
2003–2013
Preceded byFrank Chiodo
Succeeded byBrian Meyer
Personal details
BornJune 29, 1971
Des Moines, Iowa
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Marcy
Children1 child
ResidenceDes Moines, Iowa
Alma materWartburg College
Drake University
ProfessionAttorney
WebsiteMcCarthy's website

Kevin M. McCarthy (born June 29, 1971) is an American Democratic legislator who served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 2003 until 2013 and, for his last two years there, was the House Minority Leader. McCarthy was born, raised, and resides in Des Moines, Iowa. He received his B.A. from Wartburg College and his J.D. from Drake University.[1]

The son of former Des Moines Police Chief and current Polk County Sheriff Bill McCarthy, he resigned in August 2013 to take a position with the Iowa Attorney General's office.[2]

Electoral history[edit]

*incumbent

72nd District contest
Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2000 [3]
District 72
Turnout: 3,228
Democratic Janet PetersenDemocratic1,89758.77%
Kevin McCarthy Democratic1,28939.93%
Bruce L. Wilson Democratic371.14%
Early 67th District contests
Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2002 [4]
District 67
Turnout: 1,758
Democratic Kevin McCarthyDemocratic88350.23%
Brenden Greiner Democratic51029.01%
Becky Morelock Democratic36420.71%
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2002 [5]
District 67
Turnout: 8,511
Democratic (newly redistricted) Kevin McCarthyDemocratic5,38563.27%
Steven Pritchard Republican3,10936.53%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2004 [6]
District 67
Turnout: 1,070
Democratic Kevin McCarthy*Democratic79474.21%
Bill Thompson Democratic27325.51%
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2004 [7]
District 67
Turnout: 12,939
Democratic hold Kevin McCarthy*Democratic8,43365.18%
Steven Paul Pritchard Republican4,48834.69%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2006 [8]
District 67
Democratic Kevin McCarthy*Democraticunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2006 [9]
District 67
Turnout: 9.339
Democratic hold Kevin McCarthy*Democratic5,65660.56%
Steven Inman Republican3,19134.17%
Brian McClain Nominated by Petition4875.21%
Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2008 [10]
District 67
Democratic Kevin McCarthy*Democraticunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2008 [11]
District 67
Turnout: 15,285
Democratic hold Kevin McCarthy*Democratic9,41261.58%
Larry Disney Republican5,20434.05%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2010 [12]
District 67
Democratic Kevin McCarthy*Democraticunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2010 [13]
District 67
Turnout: 10,928
Democratic hold Kevin McCarthy*Democratic6,22656.97%
Jeremy L. Walters Republican4,17338.17%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 [14]
District 33
Democratic Kevin McCarthy*Democraticunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 [15]
District 33
Turnout: 12,834
Democratic (newly redistricted) Kevin McCarthy*Democratic8,77268.35%
Daniel G. LeRette Republican3,30325.74%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erzen, Todd. "Incumbent McCarthy faces two new foes" (The Des Moines Register, October 16, 2006)
  2. ^ http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2013/08/01/iowa-house-democratic-leader-to-step-down-join-attorney-generals-office/article?gcheck=1&nclick_check=1
  3. ^ "June 6, 2000 Primary Election" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  4. ^ "Canvass Summary, 2002 Primary Election 6/4/2002" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2002-07-01. p. 29. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  5. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2002 General Election 11/5/2002" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 35. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  6. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2004 Primary Election 6/8/2004" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  7. ^ "Canvass Summary, Final, 2004 General Election 11/2/2004" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  8. ^ "2006 Primary Election, Official Results" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  9. ^ "Official Results Report – Statewide, Election: 2006 General Election-11-07-2006" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2006-11-21. p. 41. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  10. ^ "Official Results Report – Statewide, 2008 Primary Election-06-03-2008 Party: All" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2008-06-19. p. 207. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  11. ^ "State of Iowa Official Canvass Summary, November 4, 2008 General Election" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 53. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  12. ^ "Official Results Report, 2010 Primary Election held Tuesday, June 8th 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  13. ^ "Official Results Report, General Election held Tuesday, November 2nd 2010" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. 2010-11-23. p. 108. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  14. ^ "2012 Primary Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 125. Retrieved 2013-01-15.
  15. ^ "2012 General Election Canvass Summary" (PDF). Iowa Secretary of State. p. 79. Retrieved 2013-01-15.

External links[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Frank Chiodo
67th District
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Kraig Paulsen
Preceded by
Kirsten Running-Marquardt
33rd District
2013
Succeeded by
Brian Meyer