Matt Buchman

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Matt Buchman
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Candidate for
Arkansas House of Representatives District 57
Bachelor'sUniversity of Central Arkansas
Master'sArkansas State University
ProfessionShapiro Bros, Inc
Campaign website
Matt Buchman was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the Arkansas House of Representatives, District 57.

Buchman earned his B.S. in Management Information Systems from the University of Central Arkansas. He went on to receive his Master's in Business Administraiton from Arkansas State University. Buchman is currently employed in human resources and operations management at the SHAMCO yard of Shapiro Bros, Inc.


Campaign themes


Buchman's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Economic Development in District 57
Excerpt: "Economic development is vital to the growth of our state as well as District 57. As community members, we must find ways to make our corner of the state more attractive to prospective industries."
  • Improvements in Education Technology and Educator Professional Development
Excerpt: "District 57 is fortunate to have four outstanding school systems. Teachers in all of these organizations are truly top notch. In order to maintain this status, though, it is imperative that WE work to obtain effective resources and efficient training for our educators to maximize the ability of our teachers to pass their knowledge to our children."
  • Responsible Government Spending
Excerpt: "Money and the effective use of resources is an issue that is on the minds of many people. As a local business manager, I understand the importance of conscientious spending of money and utilization of resources in a sound manner."



Buchman ran in the 2012 election for Arkansas House of Representatives, District 57. Buchman was defeated by Mary Broadaway in the May 22 Democratic primary.[2][3]

Arkansas House of Representatives District 57 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMary Broadaway 68.5% 2,051
Matt Buchman 31.5% 942
Total Votes 2,993


Buchman has a wife, Ashley.

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