|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 5|
|2004 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 4, 2003|
On May 7, 2013, Buck was elected mayor of Holly Springs after winning the Democratic primary without a general election opponent to face. He said he would not resign from his House post before July 1, 2013, when his mayoral term was due to begin.
Buck earned his B.A. from Rust College. His professional experience includes working as a Coordinating Director for ABC 24 News.
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Buck served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Conservation and Water Resources|
|• Universities and Colleges|
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Buck served on the following committees:
|Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010|
|• Universities and Colleges, Vice Chair|
|• Juvenile Justice|
|• Public Utilities|
|• Select Cmte on Utility Cost Recovery|
|• Select Committee on Poverty|
|• Ways and Means|
On November 8, 2011, Buck won re-election to District 5 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election.
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 5 (2007)|
|Kelvin Buck (D)||3,154||71.81%|
|James Richard Dunworth (R)||1,238||28.19%|
In 2011, Buck received $15,000 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kelvin Buck's campaign in 2011|
|Delta Technical College||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$15,000|
|Total Votes received in 2011||4,874|
|Cost of each vote received||$3.08|
In 2007, Buck collected $20,990 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
|Mississippi House Democratic Leadership||$9,000|
|MAE Fund for Children and Public Education||$1,000|
|Mississippi Hospital Association||$1,000|
|Mississippi Bankers Association||$1,000|
|Lawyers Involved for Mississippi Betterment||$500|
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- Office website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005
- NEMS Daily Journal, "Buck to focus on state needs before mayor role," May 10, 2013. Retrieved June 5, 2013
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Buck
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2011 Primary Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "Official 2011 General Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014
- Mississippi Secretary of State, "2007 Statewide Elections," accessed February 14, 2014
- Mississippi 2007 Primary election results
- Follow the Money, "Mississippi 2011 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014
- Follow the Money, 2007 contributions to Kelvin Buck
|Mississippi House of Representatives District 5
| Succeeded by|
John Gary Faulkner (D)
State of Mississippi
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