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name                = Kelvin Buck |
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|Name = Kelvin Buck
political position  = Mississippi House Of Representatives District 5 |
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|Profile picture = Kelvin Buck.jpg
incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 5
assumed office     = 2004 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure = 2004 - present
political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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|Term ends = January 3, 2016
profession          = Coordinating Director - ABC 24 News |
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|Assumed office = 2004
  website             = [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/buck_%285th%29.xml House site] |
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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{tnr}}'''Kelvin Buck''' (b. July 23, 1961) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]].  He has represented the 5th District since 2004.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kelvin Buck''' (b. July 23, 1961) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 5.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.
  
Buck is a Coordinating Director for American Broadcasting Corporation 24 News.  He earned his BA from Rust College.
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On May 7, 2013, Buck was elected mayor of Holly Springs after winning the Democratic primary without a general election opponent to face.  He said he would not resign from his House post before July 1, 2013, when his mayoral term is due to begin.<ref>[http://djournal.com/view/full_story/22535659/article-Buck-to-focus-on-state-needs-before-mayor-role?instance=home_news_1st_left ''NEMS Daily Journal'', "Buck to focus on state needs before mayor role," May 10, 2013. Retrieved June 5, 2013.]</ref>
  
Buck is a member of the Boys Scouts of America and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=40290 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Buck]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Buck earned his B.A. from Rust College.  His professional experience includes working as a Coordinating Director for ABC 24 News.<ref name=vs>[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=40290 ''Project Vote Smart'' - Rep. Buck]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
* [[Universities and Colleges Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Universities and Colleges]] (Vice-Chair)
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===2012-2013===
* [[Education Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Education]]
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During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Buck served on the following committees:
* [[Juvenile Justice Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Juvenile Justice]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Medicaid Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Medicaid]]
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|State = Mississippi
* [[Public Utilities Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Public Utilities]]
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|year = 2012
* [[Select Cmte on Utility Cost Recovery Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Select Committee on Utility Cost Recovery]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Select Committee on Poverty Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Select Committee on Poverty]]
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|Committee1 = Conservation and Water Resources
* [[Transportation Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Transportation]]
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|Committee2 = Insurance
* [[Ways and Means Committee, Mississippi House of Representatives|Ways and Means]]
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|Committee3 = Medicaid
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|Committee4 = Universities and Colleges
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}}
  
==Contact Information==
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===2010-2011===
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During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Buck served on the following committees:
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|State = Mississippi
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|year = 2010
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Universities and Colleges
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|Chair1 = Vice Chair
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Juvenile Justice
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|Committee4 = Medicaid
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|Committee5 = Public Utilities
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|Committee6 = Select Cmte on Utility Cost Recovery
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|Committee7 = Select Committee on Poverty
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|Committee8 = Transportation
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|Committee9 = Ways and Means
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Capitol Address:<br>
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==Election history==
Post Office Box 1018<br>
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===2011===
Jackson, MS 39215<br>
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2011]]''
  
District Address:<br>
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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. <ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/links/elections/home/tab1/2011%20Mississippi%20House%20and%20Senate%20Candidates.pdf ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' 2011 Official Primary Candidate List]</ref>
700 Martin Luther King Drive<br>
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Holly Springs, MS 38635 <br>
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Phone: 662-252-2899                662-252-2899      end_of_the_skype_highlighting                662-252-2899      end_of_the_skype_highlighting (Business)<br>
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Phone: 901-323-2430 (Home)
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===2007===
kbuck@house.ms.gov
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:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2007]]''
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On November 6, 2007 Buck won re-election in District 5, defeating Republican challenger James Richard Dunworth with 3,154 votes.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/Statewide%20Elections.asp ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', 2007 election results.]</ref> He was unopposed in the primary election.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.ms.us/elections/2007/PrimaryCert/Democratic.asp Mississippi 2007 Primary election results]</ref>
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|-
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| colspan="2" | '''Kelvin Buck (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''3,154'''
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| align="center" | 71.81%
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| colspan="2" | James Richard Dunworth (R)
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| align="right" | 1,238
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| align="center" | 28.19%
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==Campaign donors==
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===2011===
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In 2011, Buck received $15,000 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MS&y=2011&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2011 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = Mississippi House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 15000
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|total votes = 4874
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|org1 = Jam PAC
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|org2 = Delta Technical College
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|org3 = Anheuser-Busch
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|org4 = Thompson Dunavant
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|org5 = BNSF Railway
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|orgdonor1 = 2,500
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|orgdonor2 = 1,000
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|orgdonor3 = 1,000
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|orgdonor4 = 500
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In 2007, Buck collected $20,990 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94533 ''Follow the Money'', 2007 contributions to Kelvin Buck.]</ref>
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Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
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| Mississippi House Democratic Leadership
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| align="right" | $9,000
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| MAE Fund for Children and Public Education
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| [[Mississippi Hospital Association]]
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| [[Mississippi Bankers Association]]
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| align="right" | $1,000
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| Lawyers Involved for Mississippi Betterment
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| align="right" | $500
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Kelvin + Buck + Mississippi + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
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*[http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/buck_%285th%29.xml Mississippi House Member Page]
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* [http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/members/house/buck_%285th%29.xml Office website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40290 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40290 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40290 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=40290 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113961 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94533 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77907 2005]
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* Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=113961 2009], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94533 2007], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=77907 2005]
  
 
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Kelvin Buck
Kelvin Buck.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 5
Incumbent
In office
2004 - present
Term ends
January 3, 2016
Years in position 10
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/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, representing District 5. He was first elected to the chamber in 2003.

On May 7, 2013, Buck was elected mayor of Holly Springs after winning the Democratic primary without a general election opponent to face. He said he would not resign from his House post before July 1, 2013, when his mayoral term is due to begin.[1]

Biography

Buck earned his B.A. from Rust College. His professional experience includes working as a Coordinating Director for ABC 24 News.[2]

Committee assignments

2012-2013

During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Buck served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2012
Conservation and Water Resources
Insurance
Medicaid
Universities and Colleges

2010-2011

During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Buck served on the following committees:

Mississippi Committee Assignments, 2010
Universities and Colleges, Vice Chair
Education
Juvenile Justice
Medicaid
Public Utilities
Select Cmte on Utility Cost Recovery
Select Committee on Poverty
Transportation
Ways and Means

Election history

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. [3]

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.[4] He was unopposed in the primary election.[5]

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.[6]

2007

In 2007, Buck collected $20,990 in donations.[7]

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

Recent news

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