John Buckley

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
John Buckley
Former candidate for
U.S. Senate, West Virginia
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
John Buckley was a 2014 Libertarian candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from West Virginia.[1] 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.[2]



See also: United States Senate elections in West Virginia, 2014

Buckley ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, to represent West Virginia.[1] Buckley won the Libertarian nomination.[3] John Buckley lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

Election results

U.S. Senate, West Virginia General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngShelley Moore Capito 62.1% 280,400
     Democratic Natalie Tennant 34.5% 155,730
     Libertarian John Buckley 1.6% 7,344
     Constitution Phil Hudok 0.6% 2,543
     Mountain Bob Henry Baber 1.2% 5,481
Total Votes 451,498
Source: West Virginia Secretary of State


John Buckley, Libertarian for U.S. Senate, West Virginia, Convention Speech

Campaign donors


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.[4]

John Buckley (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[5]July 14, 2014$0.00$16,718.61$(11,211.12)$5,569.49
Running totals

Recent news

Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "John + Buckley + West + Virginia + Senate"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

John Buckley News Feed

  • Loading...

See also

External links

Suggest a link