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Nate BoultonDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 16
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Nate Boulton (born May 23, 1980) is an American politician currently serving in the Iowa Senate. Boulton, a Democrat, represents the 16th district. Boulton was first elected in 2016 to replace retiring Democratic Senator Dick Dearden.In May 2017, Boulton announced his candidacy for the Iowa gubernatorial election, 2018 with a video on Twitter. He suspended his campaign in May 2018 shortly after The Des Moines Register published the accounts of three women accusing Boulton of sexual misconduct.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Drake University Law School
JD
2002 - 2005
Drake University
MPA Public Administration
2002 - 2005
Simpson College
BA Political Science and History
1998 - 2002
Past Positions1 - 14 of 14
Assistant Democratic Leader
Iowa State Senate
2021 - Current
Senator
Iowa State Senate
2017 - Current
Grader
Iowa Bar Examination
Current
Adjunct Professor
Simpson College
2009 - 2016
Adjunct Professor
William Penn University
2007 - 2013
Adjunct Professor of Labor Law
Drake University Law School
2012 - 2013
Partner
Hedberg & Boulton, P.C
2007 - Current
Associate Attorney
Hedberg, Owens, Hedberg & Walsh, Professional Corporation
2005 - 2007
Law Clerk
Hedberg, Owens, Hedberg & Walsh, Professional Corporation
2003 - 2005
Lobbying and Research Intern
Iowa Trial Lawyers Association
2005
Legislative Intern
Senator Bob Dvorksky
2004
Statewide College Organizer, County Field Organizer
Gephardt for President
2003 - 2004
Substitute Teacher, Student Teacher
Wapello High School, Indianola High School
2002 - 2003
State Senate Campaigns Field Researcher
Iowa Democratic Party
1999
Other Experience1 - 34 of 34
Member
American Federation of Teachers
2015 - Current
Section Council Member
Iowa State Bar Association: Workers' Compensation Section
2007 - 2013
Board of Directors
Drake University Athletics Bulldog Club
2011 - Current
Board of Directors
John Culver Public Policy Center at Simpson College
2010 - Current
Board Member, Former President
Iowa Workers' Compensation Advisory Committee
2009 - Current
Member
AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee
2008 - Current
Member
Workers' Injury Law and Advocacy Group
2008 - Current
Member
Coordinating Committee, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations
2008 - Current
Associate
Blackstone Inn of Court
2007 - Current
Core Group Member
Iowa Association for Justice Workers' Compensation Section
2007 - Current
Member
Polk County Bar Association
2005 - Current
Member, Former Vice-President
Iowa Association for Justice
2005 - Current
Board of Governors Member
Iowa Association for Justice
2005 - Current
Member
American Association for Justice
2005 - Current
Member
Iowa State Bar Association
2005 - Current
Member
Steelworkers (USW)
2003 - Current
Licensed Sports Official
Iowa High School Athletic Association
1997 - 2002
Board of Directors
Simpson College Alumni Association
Central Committee Member
Polk County Democrats
Founding Member
East Des Moines Democrats
Member
Iowa Association of Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Member
Polk County Democrats
Member
Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Member
Sons of the American Legion
Precinct Caucus Chair
Polk County Democrats
Statewide President
Iowa College Democrats
Treasurer
East Des Moines Democrats
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Local Government Committee, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Justice System Appropriations, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, Iowa State Senate
Former Member
Commerce Committee, Iowa State Senate
Former Ranking Member
Labor and Business Relations Committee, Iowa State Senate