Cherie Buckner-Webb

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Cherie Buckner-Webb
Member of the Idaho Senate
from District 19
Assumed office
December 1, 2012
Preceded byNicole LeFavour
Member of the Idaho House of Representatives
from District 19 Seat A
In office
December 1, 2010 – December 1, 2012
Preceded byAnne Pasley-Stuart
Succeeded byMat Erpelding
Personal details
Born (1951-10-20) October 20, 1951 (age 68)
Boise, Idaho, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materGeorge Fox University
Northwest Nazarene University
WebsiteCampaign website

Cherie Buckner-Webb (born October 29, 1951)[1] is a Democratic politician from Boise, Idaho. In 2010 Buckner-Webb was elected to a single term in the Idaho House of Representatives representing the north Boise-based District 19.[2] In 2012 Buckner-Webb won the district's Idaho Senate seat, succeeding the retiring Nicole LeFavour.[3] She is Idaho's first elected African-American state legislator, and its first African-American woman legislator.

Upon taking office in the Idaho Senate Buckner-Webb was elected Democratic caucus chair, and she currently serves as assistant minority leader.[4][5]

Early life and career[edit]

Buckner-Webb earned her bachelor's degree from George Fox University and her master's degree in social work from Northwest Nazarene University. Buckner-Webb made state history when she won the November 2, 2010 general election with 10,196 votes (68.4%) against Jim Morland,[6] becoming Idaho's first elected African American state legislator, and its first African American woman legislator.[7]

Elections[edit]

District 19 House Seat A - Part of Ada County
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
2010 Primary[8] Cherie Buckner-Webb 2,158 78.4% David Cadwell 564 20.5% Dallas Gudgell 29 1.1%
2010 General[9] Cherie Buckner-Webb 10,196 68.4% Jim Morland 4,716 31.6%
District 19 Senate - Part of Ada County
Year Candidate Votes Pct Candidate Votes Pct
2012 Primary[10] Cherie Buckner-Webb 2,873 100%
2012 General[11] Cherie Buckner-Webb 15,778 70.0% Paul O'Leary 6,755 30.0%
2014 Primary[12] Cherie Buckner-Webb (incumbent) 2,795 100%
2014 General[13] Cherie Buckner-Webb (incumbent) 13,240 74.0% Tony Snesko 4,659 26.0%
2016 Primary[14] Cherie Buckner-Webb (incumbent) 2,923 100.0%
2016 General[15] Cherie Buckner-Webb (incumbent) 19,679 100%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "House Membership: Cherie Buckner-Webb". Boise, Idaho: Idaho Legislature. Archived from the original on January 26, 2013. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
  2. ^ "Representative Cherie Buckner-Webb's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
  3. ^ 2012 - General Election Statewide Totals Archived 2012-11-26 at the Wayback Machine (accessed 8 November 2012)
  4. ^ "Idaho House Republicans oust Speaker Denney in a rare coup for a tradition-bound body" Idaho Statesman, December 6, 2012 (accessed 6 December 2012).
  5. ^ "Senate Leadership – Idaho State Legislature". Retrieved 2019-06-20.
  6. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2010 General Election Results". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
  7. ^ Madsen, Roger B. (January 15, 2011). "Roger B. Madsen Remarks: Martin Luther King Day Ceremonies". Idaho Department of Labor. Retrieved July 6, 2012.
  8. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 25, 2010 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 22, 2012. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  9. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 2, 2010 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on May 1, 2012. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  10. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on November 19, 2012. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  11. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 6, 2012 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on June 15, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  12. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "May 20, 2014 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on November 8, 2014. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  13. ^ Ysursa, Ben. "November 4, 2014 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  14. ^ Denney, Lawerence. "May 17, 2016 Primary Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2017.
  15. ^ Denney, Lawerence. "Nov 8, 2016 General Election Results: Legislative Totals". Boise, Idaho: Secretary of State of Idaho. Archived from the original on December 21, 2016. Retrieved March 24, 2017.

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