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Samson Buck

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Samson Buck
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Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 49
Former member
In office
2008-2010
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sOklahoma State University
J.D.Oklahoma University College
Personal
ProfessionAttorney/Rancher/Farmer
CandidateVerification
Samson Buck is a former Democratic member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, representing District 49 from 2008 to 2010. He was defeated in the 2010 general election.

Biography

Buck earned his B.S. from Oklahoma State University and his J.D. from Oklahoma University College. His professional experience includes working as an attorney, rancher and farmer.[1]

Committee assignments

The following is a list of Buck's final committee assignments prior to his defeat:

Elections

2010

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2010

Samson Buck lost his re-election bid for the Oklahoma House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. He was defeated by Tommy C. Hardin (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2][3][4][5] Although Buck lost by less than 40 votes, he declined a recount.[6]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 49
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tommy C. Hardin (R) 5,237
Samson Buck (D) 5,201

2008

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Buck was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives.[7]$55,449 was raised for this campaign.[8]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 49
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png SAMSON RAY BUCK (D) 8,810
SEAN OLIVER (R) 5,398

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Buck collected $55,449 in donations.[9]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
MOORE, KATHLEEN $5,000
WORKING OKLAHOMANS ALLIANCE $2,500
OKLAHOMA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION $1,500
OKLAHOMA FARM BUREAU $1,250
OKLAHOMA DENTAL ASSOCIATION $1,000
TYNES, JACOB $1,000
OKLAHOMA QUARTER HORSE RACING ASSOCIATION $1,000

Personal

Buck and his wife, Darla, have one child, Logan.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Terry Hyman (D)
Oklahoma House of Representatives - District 49
2008–2010
Succeeded by
Tommy C. Hardin (R)