Bob Buch

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Bob Buch
Alaska House of Representatives District 27
Former member
Term in office began
2007
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Plumber
Bob Buch is a former Democratic member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 27th District from 2007 to 2011.

Biography

Buch's professional experience includes working for United Association Local 367 - Plumbers and Pipefitters and as a plumber with MCC, Central Plumbing and Heating and CRL.

Buch is a member of the International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials and a Committee Member with the Joint Apprenticeship United Association Local 367 Plumbers and Pipefitters.[1]

Issue positions

Buch's answers to the Alaska State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test are available. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected. He did not provide a response when asked his legislative priorities.[2]

Committee assignments

Issues

  • HB 107 - "An Act establishing the Alaska Internet Access Authority and the Alaska Broadband Task Force; and providing for an effective date."
  • HB 115 - "An Act establishing a permanent absentee voting option for qualified voters; and providing for an effective date."[3]

Elections

2010

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Buch lost re-election to the 27th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the August 24 primary. He was defeated by Mia Costello in the November 2 general election.

Alaska House of Representatives District 27 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mia Costello (R) 3,696
Bob Buch (D) 2,873

2008

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2008

In 2008, Buch was re-elected to the Alaska House of Representatives District 27. Buch (D) finished with 3,906 votes while his opponent Bob Lewis (R) finished with 3,784 votes.[4] Buch raised $80,052 for his campaign fund.[5]

Alaska House of Representatives District 27
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bob Buch (D) 3,906
Bob Lewis (R) 3,784

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Buch raised $80,052 for his campaign fund. Five of his top contributors are listed below.[6]

Contributor 2008 total
House Democratic Campaign Cmte $9,400
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 375 $2,000
Int Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $2,000
Laborers Local 942 $2,000
AK Public Employees Local 71 $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alaska State House District 27
2007–2011
Succeeded by
Mia Costello