U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ENDORSES BOST

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.”

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LAW ENFORCEMENT UNIONS ENDORSE BOST

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.”

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Bost Launches Second Television Ad of 2022 Campaign

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.”

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BOST ENDORSED BY FIREFIGHTERS UNION

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.”

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BOST ANNOUNCES ILLINOIS FARM BUREAU ENDORSEMENT

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.”

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NRA ENDORSES BOST FOR RE-ELECTION

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.”

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Bost Launches First Television Ad of 2022 Campaign

MURPHYSBORO, IL – Mike Bost for Congress released its first television advertisement of the 2022 election cycle, titled “Semper Fi.” The ad will air district-wide on broadcast and cable television.

MIKE BOST: “Semper fidelis. It means always faithful. As Marines, we are taught this is how we’re to live our lives.

And in Congress, it’s how I serve you.

From every corner, to every county, I never waver in my fight for you.

I’m taking on Biden’s inflation that has weakened America’s economy and caused skyrocketing prices on gas and groceries for Southern Illinois families.

I fight for all of us.

I’m Mike Bost. I approve this message because I will always protect our values.”

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BOST ANNOUNCES PRO-LIFE ENDORSEMENTS

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.”

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BOST ANNOUNCES TRUMP ENDORSEMENT 

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.”

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BOST ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FROM 36 MORE REPUBLICAN COUNTY OFFICIALS

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

Amanda Barnes
Williamson County Clerk

Ashley Gott
Williamson County Treasurer

Lori LeQuatte
Regional Superintendent, ROE #21

Jim Marlo
Williamson County Commissioner

Justin Maze
Williamson County Circuit Clerk