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 sixth term in House. Fourth term as Democratic leader.


Attorney. Served as a criminal prosecutor for the Polk County Attorney’s office. Former Assistant Iowa Attorney General.


Graduate of Drake Law School and Wartburg College.

Memberships and Activities

Served as counsel in Washington, D.C., for the Tobacco Project at the National Association of Attorneys General, representing the 52 settling governments under the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement; state chair, Joe Biden Iowa Caucus Presidential Campaign; and state director and senior advisor, Joe Lieberman’s Iowa Caucus Presidential Campaign.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1971 in Des Moines. Raised and resides in Des Moines.

Family Members

Wife, Marcy; one daughter.