Matt Blake

Matt Blake

State Senate, District 22, IA

2024 Endorsement

Matt is a dedicated public servant with a strong commitment to improving Iowa's communities. As a candidate for Iowa State Senate in District 22, Matt's focus is on protecting public education, preserving Iowa's natural resources, and supporting a woman's right to make choices regarding her health. With his race being one of the most targeted legislative campaigns in Iowa, Matt aims to unseat the longest-serving Republican State Senator in a district experiencing significant suburban growth.

Having served as a Council Member for the City of Urbandale since 2019, Matt has already established himself as a community leader. During his tenure, he demonstrated his advocacy for important issues such as climate change, stormwater infrastructure, affordable housing, human services, and economic development. Additionally, Matt's military background brings valuable experience and leadership skills to the table. He is a Major in the Iowa Army National Guard, serving as a Judge Advocate (JAG) and having completed a 2021 deployment in the Middle East.

Matt resides in Urbandale with his wife and two beloved children. His strong sense of family values and dedication to public service make him an excellent candidate who will work tirelessly to represent the needs and concerns of District 22 constituents. Matt's common sense approach, combined with his decency and commitment to his community, positions him as the ideal individual to bring positive change to the Iowa Capitol.