Iowa Democrats Select Leaders for 2021

November 19, 2020

The Iowa House and Senate Democratic caucuses met this past weekend to choose their respective leadership teams for the coming legislative session. On the House side, Democrats chose Todd Prichard to continue leading their caucus. On the Senate side, Democrats chose first-term Sen. Zach Wahls to lead them. Democrats in both chambers will remain in the minority following the 2020 elections. They have 41 members compared to 59 GOP members in the House and 18 members compared to 32 GOP members in the Senate. Republicans have already selected their respective leaders. You can view the 2021 Democratic leadership teams below.

  • House
    • Todd Prichard of Charles City (Minority Leader)
    • Jennifer Konfrst of Windsor Heights (Minority Whip)
    • Brian Meyer of Des Moines (Assistant Leader)
    • Lindsay James of Dubuque (Assistant Leader)
    • Eric Gjerde of Cedar Rapids (Assistant Leader)
    • Charlie McConkey of Council Bluffs (Assistant Leader)
  • Senate
    • Zach Wahls of Coralville (Minority Leader)
    • Amanda Ragan of Mason City (Minority Whip)
    • Nate Boulton of Des Moines (Assistant Leader)
    • Bill Dotzler of Waterloo (Assistant Leader)
    • Pam Jochum of Dubuque (Assistant Leader)
    • Herman Quirmbach of Ames (Assistant Leader)
    • Jackie Smith of Sioux City (Assistant Leader)