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Ken BuckREPRepublican United States Representative, CO-4
63
Years of Age
COResidence (state)

Kenneth Robert Buck (born February 16, 1959) is an American lawyer and politician who represents Colorado's 4th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican. From March 30, 2019, to March 27, 2021, Buck served as chair of the Colorado Republican Party, having replaced Jeff Hays.Formerly the District Attorney for Weld County, Colorado, Buck ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate in 2010, narrowly losing to Democrat Michael Bennet. In Congress, Buck has emerged as one of the foremost proponents of antitrust enforcement in the Republican Party.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$601,208
Total Raised
$651,118
Total Spent
$351,076
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Retired$31,969
83%
Telecom Services$26,900
80%
Oil & Gas$25,700
79%
Real Estate$25,400
74%
General Contractors$23,950
51%
Home Builders$16,500
49%
Crop Production & Basic Processing$15,900
48%
Republican/Conservative$15,485
47%
Automotive$15,300
42%
Lobbyists$13,450
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Wyoming
JD Law
1985
Princeton University
BA Political Science
1981
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Colorado
2015
District Attorney
Weld County
2005 - 2014
Business Executive
Hensel Phelps Construction Company
2002 - Current
Chief
Criminal Division, Office of the United States Attorney for Colorado
1990 - 2002
Prosecutor
United States Department of Justice
1987 - 1990
Employee
Congressman Dick Cheney, United States Congress
1986 - 1987
Former Employee
Wyoming State Legislative Services Office
Former Instructor
National Institute of Trial Advocacy
Former Instructor
University of Denver Law School
Other Experience1 - 19 of 19
Co-Creator
Juvenile Assessment Center (JAC)
Current
Member
Promoting Alternatives to Violence
Current
Member
Genesis Project
Current
Member
Fresh Start
Current
Member
North Range Behavioral Health
Current
Chair
Colorado Republican Party
2019 - Current
Member
Restorative Justice Coalition
Current
Former Member
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Foreign Affairs), United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Executive Overreach Task Force, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on the Interior, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Rules Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Government Operations, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Oversight and Government Reform Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, United States House of Representatives