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Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill.

Member of the House (2nd term)

Republican



Biography

District: Illinois - 12th District
Political Highlights: Jackson County Board, 1984-88; Murphysboro treasurer, 1989-92; Republican nominee for Ill. House, 1992; Murphysboro Township Board of Trustees, 1993-97; Ill. House, 1995-2014
Born: December 30, 1960; Murphysboro, Ill.
Residence: Murphysboro
Religion: Southern Baptist
Family: Wife, Tracy Bost; three children
Education: Murphysboro H.S., graduated 1979
Elected: 2014
Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation & Forestry; General Farm Commodities & Risk Management); Transportation & Infrastructure (Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Water Resources & Environment); Veterans' Affairs (Disability Assistance & Memorial Affairs - Chairman; Oversight & Investigations)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Favored Republican
House Seniority: 207th ranked House Republican
Twitter: 4,262 followers
State Clout: Illinois is 16th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

2014 Election Results

Candidate

Mike Bost (R)
Bill Enyart (D)
Paula Bradshaw (GREEN)

Votes

110,038
87,860
11,840

%

52.5%
41.9%
5.6%