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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 was a Democratic member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 27th District from 2007 to 2011.

Buch has worked outreach for United Association Local 367 - Plumbers and Pipefitters, and has been 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

  • 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

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