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Representative Kam Buckner (D)
26th District
Assistant Majority Leader

Photograph of Representative  Kam Buckner (D)

Springfield Office:
229-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-2023
District Office:
449 E. 35th Street
Chicago, IL  60616
(773) 924-1755
(773) 924-1775 FAX

Years served: January 2019 - Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-General Service (Vice-Chairperson); Adoption & Child Welfare; Executive; Financial Institutions & Licensing; Judiciary - Civil; Judiciary - Criminal; Revenue & Finance; Sales, Amusement and Other Taxes; Commercial & Property; Criminal Administration and Enforce; Juv. Jus. and Sys. Involved Youth; Family Preservation Subcommittee.

Biography: Vice president of governmental affairs, Outfront Media; former executive director of World Sport Chicago, a youth development nonprofit; former manager of neighborhood and government relations for the Chicago Cubs; former aide to United States Senator Richard J. Durbin and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu; former member, Chicago State University Board of Trustees; member, Economic Club of Chicago; B.A., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; J.D., DePaul University College of Law.

Associated Senator(s): Robert Peters