Barbara Buckley

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Barbara Buckley
Nevada Assembly District 8
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Barbara Buckley (b. November 23, 1960) was a Democratic member of the Nevada Assembly. She represented the 8th District from 1994 to 2010. She currently serves as Speaker of the House. State term limits disqualify her from re-election in 2010.

Buckley earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, in 1986; She received her law degree from the University of Arizona the 1989. She is an attorney and has been executive director of Clark County Legal Services since 1996. Buckley and her husband, Chan, have two children: Ford and Aiden.

Committee assignments

While in the Nevada Assembly, Buckley served on the following committees:


On November 4, 2008, Buckley won re-election to the District 8 Seat in the Nevada Assembly, defeating Kevin Child.[1]

Buckley raised $752,919 for her campaign.[2]

Nevada State Assembly, District 8 (2008)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Buckley (D) 7,565 72.31%
Kevin Child 2,897 27.69%

Campaign donors

Listed below are the five largest contributors to Barbara Buckley's 2008 campaign.

Donor Amount
AT&T $12,500
Cantor Gaming $10,000
Station Casinos $10,000
Nevada State Education Association $10,000
Nevada Association of Realtors $10,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Nevada State Assembly District 8
Succeeded by
Jason Frierson