Senator Nate Boulton

Nate Boulton was elected to his second term in the Iowa Senate in 2020. He represents the people of Senate District 20, encompassing east Des Moines, Berwick, Altoona, Pleasant Hill, and southwest Ankeny.

Senator Boulton is the Senate Democratic Whip.

Nate’s career focuses on Iowa workers and their families: fighting for fairness in the workplace, standing up against wrongful terminations and advocating for injured workers.

Nate is a partner with Hedberg & Boulton, where he practices in workers compensation, personal injury and labor law. He earned his law degree from Drake Law School in 2005 and was admitted to the Iowa bar that year. He also holds a Master’s of Public Administration from Drake University and a Bachelor’s in history and political science from Simpson College.

Nate has served as vice-president of the Iowa Association for Justice and as president of the Iowa Workers’ Compensation Advisory Committee. He has served as a grader for the Iowa Bar Exam.

Prior to being elected to the Iowa Senate, Nate dedicated time to teaching and taught courses in labor law at Drake Law School, sports law and business law at Simpson College, and organizational management, and moral leadership at William Penn University.

Nate grew up in Columbus Junction. He now lives in east Des Moines with his wife, Andrea, who works for the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, and two daughters, Gwyneth and Alys.

Nate serves on the following committees:

Contact Senator Boulton at 515-281-3371 and or follow him on social media.

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