Senator Matthew W. McCoy View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 77 (1997) - 87 (2017)
House: 75 (1993) - 76 (1995)
Home County: Polk
Matthew W. McCoy
Polk County


Served two terms in House. Serving third term in Senate.


Vice president, Downtown Community Alliance.


Graduated from Dowling High School, West Des Moines. Received B.A. in history and political science from Briar Cliff College.

Memberships and Activities

Member of Interfaith Alliance, Des Moines Metro Arts, and St. John’s Lutheran Church. Former board member of the Southside YMCA and board member of Youth Emergency Services and Shelter. Served on Polk County Conservation Board, 1988-1993.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1966 in Des Moines. Resides in Des Moines.

Family Members

One son.