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James Buckmaster
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Candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 11
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sBrescia University
M.D.University of Kentucky Medical School
James Buckmaster is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 11 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.[1]

Buckmaster was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Kentucky. He was defeated by Charles Kendall Hatchett in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012.[2]



  • Brescia University in Owensboro, Kentucky, Biology
  • University of Kentucky Medical School



See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent David A. Watkins will face James Buckmaster in the Democratic primary, while Paul A. DeSpain is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]


See also: Kentucky's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

Buckmaster ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Kentucky's 1st District. Buckmaster sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket.[4] Buckmaster was defeated by Charles Kendall Hatchett in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Ed Whitfield ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Candidates wishing to run were initially required to file by the signature filing deadline of January 31, 2012. However because the legislature was unable to complete new redistricting maps on time, the deadline was pushed back one week, until February 7, 2012.[5][6] The primary elections were held on May 22, 2012.[7]

U.S. House, Kentucky District 1 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Kendall Hatchett 59.1% 19,127
James Buckmaster 40.9% 13,239
Total Votes 32,366


Buckmaster, his wife, Marcia, and their 8 children live in Henderson, Kentucky.[3]

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