Peter Buckley

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Peter Buckley
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Oregon House of Representatives District 5
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Co-House Speaker Pro Tempore
2011-2012
House Majority Whip
2007-2008
Compensation
Base salary$21,936/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Santa Clara, 1979
Personal
BirthdayMay 10, 1957
Place of birthSan Francisco, CA
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Peter Buckley is a Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 5.

Education

Peter Buckley earned his BFA in Theater Arts from the University of Santa Clara in 1979.

Professional Experience

Peter Buckley began his professional experience in 1979 as a freelance director, actor, and writer at various theaters and under different publications. He worked in that fashion until 1985, when he began working for Ferndale Repertory Theater as an artistic director until 1989. Starting in 1991, he was an administrator for Dell'Arte International, and his service lasted until 2003. In 1987, Buckley began working as a radio commentator for KHSU Radio until 1997, when he worked the same position for Jefferson Public Radio until 2002. In 2003, Buckley worked as an executive director for Democracy's Edge until 2005. In 2006 he became a consultant for Buckley Communications Strategies.

Political Experience

Peter Buckley began his candidacy for the United States House of Representatives under Oregon, District 2, in 2002. In 2005, he became a representative within the Oregon House of Representatives and continues to serve in the regard. From 2003 to 2004 Buckley served as the campaign director for the Jackson County Democratic Party and from 2007 to 2008 he served as the House Majority Whip for the Oregon House of Representatives. From 2011 to 2012, he served as Co-House Speaker Pro Tempore. In the 2013 session, Buckley serves as Assistant Majority Leader on politics.

Organizations

  • Consultant, Arts Plus Program, National Endowment for the Arts, 1992-1993
  • Member, Arcata Children's Center
  • Member, Boys and Girls Club
  • Member, Head Start
  • Member, Hospice of Humboldt
  • Member, Humboldt Senior Center
  • Member, The Ink People
  • Member, KEET-TV
  • Member, KHSU, National Public Radio
  • Member, Pacific Art Center
  • Member, Public Broadcasting System.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

  • Member, Nuclear Free Zone Commission, City of Arcata, 1993-1994.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Buckley served on the following committees:

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Ways and Means, Co-Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Buckley served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Buckley served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Buckley won re-election in the 2012 election for Oregon House of Representatives District 5. Buckley was unopposed in the May 15 Democratic primary and defeated Sandra Abercrombie (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Oregon House of Representatives, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Buckley Incumbent 66.4% 20,635
     Republican Sandra Abercrombie 33.6% 10,427
Total Votes 31,062

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Buckley won re-election to the 5th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition, and was challenged by Sandra Abercrombie (R) in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Oregon State House, District 5
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Buckley (D) 16,120
Sandra Abercrombie (R) 9,632

2008

On November 4, 2008, Buckley won re-election to Oregon State House District 5.[4]

Buckley raised $113,536 for his campaign.[5]

Oregon State House District 5
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Buckley (D) 18,452
Belcastro (I) 11,357
Misc. 97

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Buckley is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Buckley raised a total of $578,673 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[6]

Peter Buckley's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State House, District 5 Won $175,152
2010 Oregon State House, District 5 Won $168,987
2008 Oregon State House, District 5 Won $113,536
2006 Oregon State House, District 5 Won $45,957
2004 Oregon State House, District 5 Won $75,041
Grand Total Raised $578,673
Buckley won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Buckley raised a total of $175,152.
Oregon State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Peter Buckley's campaign in 2012
Oregon Health Care Association$23,488
Oregon Education Association$11,000
Service Employees Local 530$10,000
Doctors for Healthy Communities$9,984
Douglas County Physicians Association$8,984
Total Raised in 2012$175,152
Source:Follow the Money
Buckley won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Buckley raised a total of $168,987. Buckley won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2008. During that election cycle, Buckley raised a total of $113,536. Buckley won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2006. During that election cycle, Buckley raised a total of $45,957. Buckley won election to the Oregon State House in 2004. During that election cycle, Buckley raised a total of $75,041.

Personal

Peter Buckley was born May 10, 1957 in San Francisco, California and raised in Ashland, Oregon. He is currently married to Joan Langley with three children.

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Oregon House of Representatives - District 5
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