John Buckley Former candidate for U.S. Senate, West Virginia Party Libertarian Elections and appointments Last election November 6, 2014 Term limits N/A Personal Profession Attorney Websites Campaign website John Buckley
was a 2014
candidate seeking election to the
John Buckley lost the general election on November 4, 2014.
Buckley practiced law and recently retired from a career at the United States Court of Federal Claims, where he served as the chief of staff and senior law clerk to the chief judge of the court and as acting clerk of the court. He was national chairman of Young Americans for Freedom, a conservative youth organization founded in 1960 at the home of author and columnist William F. Buckley, Jr. He has also worked for the American Conservative Union, the National Tax Limitation Committee, the Cato Institute, the Institute for Humane Studies and the Law and Economics Center of George Mason University School of Law.
United States Senate elections in West Virginia, 2014
Buckley ran in the
2014 election for the U.S. Senate, to represent West Virginia. Buckley won the Libertarian nomination.  John Buckley lost the general election on November 4, 2014.
U.S. Senate, West Virginia General Election, 2014
Shelley Moore Capito 62.1%
Bob Henry Baber
Source: West Virginia Secretary of State
VIDEO John Buckley, Libertarian for U.S. Senate, West Virginia, Convention Speech
Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the
Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Buckley's reports.
John Buckley (2014) Campaign Finance Reports Report Date Filed Beginning Balance Total Contributions for Reporting Period Expenditures Cash on Hand July Quarterly  July 14, 2014 $0.00 $16,718.61 $(11,211.12) $5,569.49 Running totals $16,718.61 $(11,211.12)
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Libertarian Party of West Virginia, "John Buckley," accessed March 12, 2014
John Buckley for U.S. Senate, "Meet John Buckley," accessed May 7, 2014
ThomasJosephCoyne.com, "Libertarian Party of West Virginia Convention of March 8, 2014," accessed June 8, 2014
Federal Election Commission, "Buckley 2014 Summary reports," accessed October 22, 2014
Federal Election Commission, "July Quarterly," accessed October 22, 2014