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Kambium "Kam" BucknerDEMDemocrat State Representative, District 26
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Kambium Elijah "Kam" Buckner (born May 12, 1985) is an American politician and attorney who serves as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the 26th district. The district, located entirely in Chicago, includes neighborhoods such as Bronzeville, Downtown, Gold Coast, and Hyde Park, among others. Buckner is the chair of the Illinois House Black Caucus. In college, he played football for the Illinois Fighting Illini football team as an offensive tackle and defensive lineman. He was a candidate in the 2023 Chicago mayoral election, but lost in the first round.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
DePaul University College of Law
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Assistant Majority Leader
Illinois State House of Representatives
2023 - Current
Illinois State House of Representatives
2019 - Current
Vice President of Governmental Affairs
Outfront Media
Former Aide
Office of New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu
Former Aide
Office of United States Senator Richard J. Durbin
Former Executive Director
World Sport Chicago
Former Manager of Neighborhood and Government Relations
Chicago Cubs
Other Experience1 - 8 of 8
Board Member
South Side YMCA
Economic Club of Chicago
Board, Getting Grown Collective
Former Member
Board of Trustees, Chicago State University
Former Member
Transportation on Vehicles and Safety, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Judiciary- Criminal Subcommittee on Firearms and Firearm Safety, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Child Care Accessibility and Early Childhood Education Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations for Elementary and Secondary Education, Illinois State House of Representatives