MURPHYSBORO, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that his re-election campaign has been endorsed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
“As a small business owner, I am honored to receive the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s endorsement,” said Bost. “Our small businesses are at the heart of our Southern Illinois communities, and they are hurting after COVID shutdowns and two years of rising inflation and supply chain issues. I’ll keep working to support pro-growth policies that help them not just survive, but also thrive.”
“Congressman Mike Bost’s record of leadership and delivering results for the constituents and businesses of Illinois are significant,”said U.S. Chamber of Commerce Great Lakes Region Vice President Kevin Courtois. “As a small business owner, Rep. Bost uniquely understands the economic needs and challenges facing business owners, workers, and families in Southern Illinois. His commitment to pro-growth solutions and enacting policies that will support the American Dream have earned him the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber. We are proud to support Congressman Bost’s re-election.”
MURPHYSBORO, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that both the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police and the Council of Prison Locals C-33 have endorsed his campaign for reelection.
“I’m honored to receive the endorsement of both the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police and the Council of Prison Locals,” said Bost. “ Our Southern Illinois law enforcement officers put their lives on the line every day, whether they’re working on our streets or in our prisons. Their work is vitally important to the safety of our communities and I will continue fighting to ensure they have the resources they need to safely do their jobs.”
MURPHYSBORO, IL – Mike Bost for Congress released its second television advertisement of the 2022 election cycle, titled “Southern Illinois.” The ad will air district-wide on broadcast and cable television.
MIKE BOST: “Biden, Pelosi, and extreme liberals tax you, raise costs on gas and groceries and put our children’s future at risk.
Friends, we’re at an important crossroads. Do we cave to their agenda or do we stand for our values?
Well, this Marine is ready to stand and fight.
Together, we can take them on and protect Southern Illinois working families and farms, and fund law enforcement.
I’m Mike Bost. I approve this message and I appreciate your vote.”
MURPHYSBORO, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that his re-election campaign has been endorsed by the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois (AFFI). AFFI represents over 15,000 professional firefighters in 224 communities across Illinois.
“Southern Illinois is home to dedicated first responders who are not afraid to run towards danger in order to save lives,” said Bost. “As a former firefighter and IAFF member, I’m grateful for all our firefighters do to protect our communities, and am honored to have their support.”
MURPHYSBORO, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that he has received the “Friend of Agriculture” Award and the endorsement of the Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR.
“Our Southern Illinois farmers and producers grow the crops and raise the livestock that feed and fuel our nation,” said Bost. “I’m honored to receive the Friend of Agriculture Award and the endorsement of the Illinois Farm Bureau and will continue to fight for our Southern Illinois farmers in Congress.”
MURPHYSBORO, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that his re-election campaign has been endorsed by the National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund.
“I’m honored to have once again received the endorsement of the National Rifle Association,” said Bost. “I’ve never wavered in my fight to protect and advance the rights of law abiding gun owners. As a gun owner and sportsman myself, you can always count on me to continue fighting to preserve your Second Amendment rights in Congress.”
MURPHYSBORO, IL – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that his re-election campaign has been endorsed by the National Right to Life as well as the Illinois Federation for Right to Life.
“Life is a deeply personal issue to me like it is for so many Americans and is one of the main reasons why I got involved in politics,” said Bost. “I am unapologetically pro-life and proud of my pro-life voting record. It’s an honor to have the support of the Illinois Federation for Right to Life and the National Right to Life, and I will continue to fight back against liberals’ abortion on-demand agenda.”
“National Right to Life is pleased to endorse you for re-election to the U.S. House,” said National Right to Life President Carol Tobias. “We commend you for your 100% pro-life voting record in the 117th Congress. This endorsement reflects your strong pro-life record and your commitment to building a culture of life in Washington and throughout our nation. We look forward to continuing to work with you to protect vulnerable members of the human family – unborn children and their mothers, the elderly, the medically dependent, and persons with disabilities – who are threatened by abortion or euthanasia.”
“It is an honor to endorse candidates who are committed to the cause of life and the protection of those threatened by abortion, infanticide, and euthanasia.” said Illinois Federation for Right to Life President Dawn Behnke. “We wish you a successful campaign and look forward to working with you.”
MURPHYSBORO, IL– U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that President Donald J. Trump has endorsed his re-election campaign:
“Congressman Mike Bost is a terrific Representative for Illinois’ 12th Congressional District,” said Trump. “A retired U.S. Marine Corps Corporal and the Lead Republican on the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Mike is working hard to Provide the Best Care for our Veterans who so bravely served our Country. Mike is fighting to Secure the Border, Grow the Economy, Protect Life, and Defend the Second Amendment. Mike Bost has my Complete and Total Endorsement!”
“I’ve been a proud ally in President Trump’s fight to put America First, and I’m honored to once again receive his endorsement,” said Bost. “After nearly two years of Biden and Pelosi’s failed leadership, our nation is less safe, less prosperous, and less prepared to face security challenges across the globe. To build the Republican majority in Congress we need to hold this administration accountable, we need to keep Southern Illinois red. I appreciate President Trump’s support in making that happen.”
MURPHYSBORO, IL– U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that his re-election campaign has been endorsed by an additional 36 Republican county officials from across the new 12th District, bringing his total number of endorsements from local Republican leaders to 140.
“From determining how tax dollars will be spent, to overseeing elections and maintaining roads, our county officials play a vitally important role in our local communities,” said Bost. “I am honored that my re-election campaign continues to receive such a strong outpouring of support and can’t thank these Republican leaders enough for putting their trust in me. I look forward to working with them all on behalf of our Southern Illinois communities.”
Republican County Elected Officials Endorsing Bost:
Alexander County: Mike Turner Alexander County EMA Director
Franklin County: Abby Dinn Franklin County State’s Attorney
John Gossett Franklin County Board Member District 3
Mark Kash Franklin County Board Member District 1
Larry Miller Franklin County Board Chairman
Jim Muir Franklin County Circuit Clerk
Greg Woolard Franklin County Clerk
Hardin County: Todd Bittle Hardin County State’s Attorney
Jackson County: Gene Basden Jackson County Board Member District 3
Dan Bost Jackson County Board Member District 2
Andrew Erbes Jackson County Board Member District 2
Jan Phillips Jackson County Board District 1
Pamela Scott Jackson County Board District 1
Jefferson County: Randy Edwards Jefferson County Board Vice Chairman
Cliff Lindemann Jefferson County Board Chairman
Joey McDermott Jefferson County Board Member District 3
Randy Pollard Jefferson County Circuit Clerk
Bob Watt Jefferson County Treasurer
Jeff Williams Jefferson County Board Member District 6
Johnson County: Mitch McClellan Johnson County Treasurer and Collector
Monroe County: Kelton Davis Regional Superintendent, ROE #45
Lisa Fallon Monroe County Circuit Clerk
George Green Monroe County Commissioner
Bob Hill Monroe County Coroner
Dennis Knobloch Monroe County Commissioner
Vicki Koerber Monroe County Commissioner
Lucas Leifer Monroe County State’s Attorney
Jonathan McLean Monroe County Clerk
Perry County: John Batteau Perry County Clerk
Bobby Kelly Perry County Board Chairman
Jodi Koester Perry County Treasurer
Bruce Morgenstern Perry County Commissioner
David Searby Perry County State’s Attorney
Paul Searby Perry County Coroner
Pulaski County: Rex Wilburn Pulaski County Board Chairman
Randolph County: Julie Carnahan Randolph County Circuit Clerk
Dave Holder Randolph County Commissioner
Melanie Johnson Randolph County Clerk
Marc Kiehna Randolph County Board Chairman
Ronnie White Randolph County Commissioner
Richland County: Zachary Holder Richland County Circuit Clerk
St. Clair County: Rick Casey Jr, St. Clair County Board Member District 29
Ed Cockrell St. Clair County Board Member District 7
John Coers St. Clair County Board Member District 15
Union County: Leigh Burns Union County Treasurer
Keri Clark Union County Circuit Clerk
David Gould Union County Commissioner
Lance Meisenheimer Union County Clerk and Recorder
Max Miller Union County Board Chairman
Kent Pitts Union County Board Vice-Chairman
Tyler Tripp Union County State’s Attorney
Wabash County: Angela Crum Wabash County Circuit Clerk
Wayne County: Liz Ann Woodrow Wayne County Clerk
Williamson County: Tim Atkission Williamson County Commissioner