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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]

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]

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.[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

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