|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 5|
|2004 - present|
|January 3, 2016|
|Years in position||11|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 8, 2011|
|First elected||November 4, 2003|
|Next general||November 3, 2015|
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.
Buck earned his B.A. from Rust College. His professional experience includes working as a Coordinating Director for ABC 24 News.
During the 2012-2013 legislative session, Buck served on the following committees:
During the 2010-2011 legislative session, Buck was appointed to the following committees:
- Universities and Colleges (Vice-Chair)
- Juvenile Justice
- Public Utilities
- Select Committee on Utility Cost Recovery
- Select Committee on Poverty
- Ways and Means
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. 
|Mississippi House of Representatives, District 5 (2007)|
|Kelvin Buck (D)||3,154||71.81%|
|James Richard Dunworth (R)||1,238||28.19%|
In 2011, Buck received $15,000 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Mississippi House of Representatives 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Kelvin Buck's campaign in 2011|
|Delta Technical College||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$15,000|
|Total Votes received in 2011||4,874|
|Cost of each vote received||$3.08|
In 2007, Buck collected $20,990 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
|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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- Office website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2009, 2007, 2005
- NEMS Daily Journal, "Buck to focus on state needs before mayor role," May 10, 2013. Retrieved June 5, 2013.
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Buck
- Mississippi Secretary of State, 2011 Official Primary Candidate List
- Mississippi Secretary of State, 2007 election results.
- Mississippi 2007 Primary election results
- Follow the Money - 2011 contributions
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