|Oregon House of Representatives District 5|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||8|
|Co-House Speaker Pro Tempore|
|House Majority Whip|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Santa Clara, 1979|
|Birthday||May 10, 1957|
|Place of birth||San Francisco, CA|
Peter Buckley earned his BFA in Theater Arts from the University of Santa Clara in 1979.
Peter Buckley began his professional experience in 1979 as a freelance director, actor, and writer at various theaters and under different publications. He worked in that fashion until 1985, when he began working for Ferndale Repertory Theater as an artistic director until 1989. Starting in 1991, he was an administrator for Dell'Arte International, and his service lasted until 2003. In 1987, Buckley began working as a radio commentator for KHSU Radio until 1997, when he worked the same position for Jefferson Public Radio until 2002. In 2003, Buckley worked as an executive director for Democracy's Edge until 2005. In 2006 he became a consultant for Buckley Communications Strategies.
Peter Buckley began his candidacy for the United States House of Representatives under Oregon, District 2, in 2002. In 2005, he became a representative within the Oregon House of Representatives and continues to serve in the regard. From 2003 to 2004 Buckley served as the campaign director for the Jackson County Democratic Party and from 2007 to 2008 he served as the House Majority Whip for the Oregon House of Representatives. From 2011 to 2012, he served as Co-House Speaker Pro Tempore. In the 2013 session, Buckley serves as Assistant Majority Leader on politics.
- Consultant, Arts Plus Program, National Endowment for the Arts, 1992-1993
- Member, Arcata Children's Center
- Member, Boys and Girls Club
- Member, Head Start
- Member, Hospice of Humboldt
- Member, Humboldt Senior Center
- Member, The Ink People
- Member, KEET-TV
- Member, KHSU, National Public Radio
- Member, Pacific Art Center
- Member, Public Broadcasting System.
- Member, Nuclear Free Zone Commission, City of Arcata, 1993-1994.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Buckley served on the following committees:
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Ways and Means, Co-Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Buckley served on these committees:
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Ways and Means, Co-Chair|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Buckley served on these committees:
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Emergency Board|
|• Public Education Appropriation|
|• Ways and Means|
Buckley won re-election in the 2012 election for Oregon House of Representatives District 5. Buckley was unopposed in the May 15 Democratic primary and defeated Sandra Abercrombie (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Oregon House of Representatives, District 5, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Peter Buckley Incumbent||66.4%||20,635|
|Oregon State House, District 5|
|Peter Buckley (D)||16,120|
|Sandra Abercrombie (R)||9,632|
On November 4, 2008, Buckley won re-election to Oregon State House District 5.
Buckley raised $113,536 for his campaign.
|Oregon State House District 5|
|Peter Buckley (D)||18,452|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Buckley collected $168,987 in campaign donations in 2010. The largest donors to the campaign are listed below.
|Oregon House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Peter Buckley's campaign in 2010|
|Coalition For A Healthy Oregon||$24,974|
|Douglas County Physicians||$16,474|
|Oregon Health Care Association||$13,474|
|Doctors For Healthy Communities||$11,474|
|Oregon Public Employees Local 503||$7,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$168,987|
In 2008 Buckley collected $113,536 in donations.
These were his largest contributors in 2008.
|OREGON NURSES ASSOCIATION||$4,490|
|PAUL HOLVEY FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE||$4,000|
|OREGON TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION||$3,000|
Peter Buckley was born May 10, 1957 in San Francisco, California and raised in Ashland, Oregon. He is currently married to Joan Langley with three children.
- Representative Buckley's campaign
- Oregon House of Representative - Rep. Peter Buckley
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004
- Oregon House Democrats
- Oregon Votes
- ↑ Oregon Secretary of State, "Candidate Filings for the Senate," Accessed April 11, 2012
- ↑ Oregon Secretary of State, Official Primary Results
- ↑ Oregon Live Election, Election Results
- ↑ "Oregon State House official election results for 2008"
- ↑ Follow the Money 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 donors
- ↑ 2008 campaign contributions
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