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|Profile picture = Kelvin Buck.jpg
 
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|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 5
 
|Position = Mississippi House of Representatives, District 5
|Status = Incumbent
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|Status = Former member
|Tenure = 2004 - present
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|Tenure = 2004 - 2013
|Term ends = January 3, 2016
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|First elected = November 4, 2003
 
|First elected = November 4, 2003
 
|Term limits =  
 
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|Next election = [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 2015|November 3, 2015]]
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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.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kelvin Buck''' (b. July 23, 1961) is a former [[Democratic]] member of the [[Mississippi House of Representatives]], representing District 5 from 2004 to 2013.
  
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>
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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 was 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>
  
 
==Biography==
 
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==Election history==
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==Elections==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives 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. <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>
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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/elections_results_2011.aspx ''Mississippi Secretary of State'', "2011 Primary Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.ms.gov/page.aspx?s=7&s1=1&s2=92 ''Mississippi Secretary of State,'' "Official 2011 General Election Results," accessed February 13, 2014]</ref>
  
 
===2007===
 
===2007===
 
:: ''See also: [[Mississippi House of Representatives elections, 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.<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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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 Statewide Elections," accessed February 14, 2014]</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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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2011===
 
===2011===
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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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'', "Mississippi 2011 - Candidates," accessed February 13, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2007===
 
===2007===
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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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>
  
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
 
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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Kelvin Buck
Kelvin Buck.jpg
Mississippi House of Representatives, District 5
Former member
In office
2004 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10,000/year
Per diem$109/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 8, 2011
First electedNovember 4, 2003
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sRust College
Personal
ProfessionBroadcasting executive
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kelvin Buck (b. July 23, 1961) is a former Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing District 5 from 2004 to 2013.

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 was 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

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.[3][4]

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.[5] He was unopposed in the primary election.[6]

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.[7]

2007

In 2007, Buck collected $20,990 in donations.[8]

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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Preceded by
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Mississippi House of Representatives District 5
2004–2013
Succeeded by
John Gary Faulkner (D)