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Kelvin Buck
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 5
Incumbent
In office
2004 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2012
Years in position 10
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000 per year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 4, 2003
Next generalNovember 3, 2015
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sRust College
Personal
ProfessionBroadcasting executive
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kelvin Buck (b. July 23, 1961) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He has represented the 5th District since 2004.

Buck is a Coordinating Director for American Broadcasting Corporation 24 News. He earned his BA from Rust College.

Buck is a member of the Boys Scouts of America and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.[1]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Buck has been appointed to the following committees:

2010-2011

During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Buck was appointed to the following committees:

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011

On November 8, 2011, Buck won re-election to District 5 of the Mississippi House of Representatives. He ran unopposed in the August 2 primary and was unchallenged in the November 8 general election. [2]

2007

See also: Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007

On November 6, 2007 Buck won re-election in District 5, defeating Republican challenger James Richard Dunworth with 3,154 votes.[3] He was unopposed in the primary election.[4]

Mississippi House of Representatives, District 5 (2007)
Candidates Votes Percent
Kelvin Buck (D) 3,154 71.81%
James Richard Dunworth (R) 1,238 28.19%

Campaign donors

2011

In 2011, Buck received $15,000 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kelvin Buck's campaign in 2011
Jam PAC$2,500
Delta Technical College$1,000
Anheuser-Busch$1,000
Thompson Dunavant$500
BNSF Railway$500
Total Raised in 2011 $15,000
Total Votes received in 2011 4,874
Cost of each vote received $3.08

2007

In 2007, Buck collected $20,990 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Mississippi House Democratic Leadership $9,000
MAE Fund for Children and Public Education $1,000
Mississippi Hospital Association $1,000
Mississippi Bankers Association $1,000
Lawyers Involved for Mississippi Betterment $500

Contact Information

Capitol Address:
Post Office Box 1018
Jackson, MS 39215

District Address:
700 Martin Luther King Drive
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Phone: 662-252-2899               662-252-2899                     662-252-2899       (Business)
Phone: 901-323-2430 (Home)

Email:
kbuck@house.ms.gov

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Mississippi House of Representatives District 5
2004–present
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