Tom Buford

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Tom Buford
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Kentucky State Senate District 22
Incumbent
In office
1991-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 23
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$188.22/day
Per diem$135.30/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1990
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky, 1971
Personal
BirthdayMay 23, 1949
Place of birthLexington, KY
ReligionDisciples of Christ
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Tom Buford (b. May 23, 1949) is a Republican member of the Kentucky State Senate, representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990. He served as Senate Republican Whip from 1991 to 1992. Buford was a candidate for the United States House of Representatives, Kentucky, District 6, in 2004.

Buford earned his B.S. from the University of Kentucky in 1971. His profession experience includes working as President of Buford Property Management Company, Executive Vice President for Central Bank and Kentucky Bank, Contractor/Builder for Buford Construction and in property management.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Kentucky Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations and Revenue
Banking and Insurance, Chair
Health and Welfare
Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Buford served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Buford served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Kentucky State Senate elections, 2010

Buford won re-election to the 22nd District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate with no opposition. Buford received 32,080 votes.[1]

In the May 18th primary election, Buford defeated Republican primary opponent Chad Crouch by a margin of 6,236 to 5,542.[2]

Kentucky State Senate, District 22 (2010) General Election
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Buford (R) 32,080 100%

2006

On November 7, 2006, Buford was re-elected to the 22nd District Seat in the Kentucky State Senate. He had no opposition.[3] Buford raised $68,448 for his campaign.[4]

Kentucky State Senate, District 22 (2006)
Candidates Votes Percent
Tom Buford (R) 25,164 100%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Buford is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Buford raised a total of $519,243 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[5]

Tom Buford's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Kentucky State Senate, District 22 Not up for election $29,125
2010 Kentucky State Senate, District 22 Won $90,245
2008 Kentucky State Senate, District 22 Not up for election $131,858
2006 Kentucky State Senate, District 22 Won $68,448
2004 Kentucky State Senate, District 22 Not up for election $6,133
2002 Kentucky State Senate, District 22 Won $58,996
2000 Kentucky State Senate, District 22 Not up for election $7,802
1998 Kentucky State Senate, District 22 Won $85,887
1996 Kentucky State Senate, District 22 Not up for election $2,300
1994 Kentucky State Senate, District 22 Won $38,449
Grand Total Raised $519,243

2012

Buford was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Buford raised a total of $29,125.
Kentucky State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tom Buford's campaign in 2012
Cikacz, Michael$1,000
Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities$1,000
Rich, Phillipe$1,000
Arnett, Sabriina$1,000
Cotton, Tamara$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$29,125
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Buford won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Buford raised a total of $90,245.

2008

Buford was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Buford raised a total of $131,858.

2006

Buford won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Buford raised a total of $68,448.

2004

Buford was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Buford raised a total of $6,133.

2002

Buford won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Buford raised a total of $58,996.

2000

Buford was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Buford raised a total of $7,802.

1998

Buford won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 1998. During that election cycle, Buford raised a total of $85,887.

1996

Buford was not up for election to the Kentucky State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Buford raised a total of $2,300.

1994

Buford won re-election to the Kentucky State Senate in 1994. During that election cycle, Buford raised a total of $38,449.

Personal

Buford and his wife, Carol, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Clouse
Kentucky Senate District 22
1991–present
Succeeded by
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