Representative Kevin M. McCarthy View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Birth Place: Des Moines, Iowa
Birth County: Polk
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 80 (2003) - 85 (2013)
Home County: Polk
Kevin M. McCarthy
Polk County


Serving fourth term in House. Second term as House Majority Leader.


Attorney and former Polk County Assistant Attorney and Assistant Iowa Attorney General.


Graduate of Drake University Law School.

Memberships and Activities

Served as counsel in Washington, D.C., for the Tobacco Project; represented the 52 settling governments under the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. Served as campaign manager for Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller. Former state director and former senior advisor for U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman’s presidential campaign.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1971 in Des Moines. Resides in Des Moines.

Family Members

Wife Marcy; one daughter.