MURPHYSBORO, IL– U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that his re-election campaign has been endorsed by 11 Republican county sheriffs from across Southern Illinois. These endorsements add to the growing list of conservative local leaders who are backing Bost in the new 12th Congressional District.

“As a former firefighter, I appreciate the sacrifices that our first responders make each and every day. I always have and always will support our brave police officers in Congress and will keep fighting against the liberals’ defund-the-police agenda,” said Bost. “I am honored to be endorsed by Republican sheriffs from across Southern Illinois and look forward to continuing our shared effort to make our communities safer.”

Republican County Sheriffs Endorsing Bost:

Dan Travous
Clinton County Sheriff

David Bartoni
Franklin County Sheriff 

Jeff Bullard
Jefferson County Sheriff

Pete Sopczak
Johnson County Sheriff

Neal Rohlfing
Monroe County Sheriff

Steve Baries
Perry County Sheriff

Jerry Suits
Pope County Sheriff

Whipper Johnson
Saline County Sheriff

Derek Morgan 
Wabash County Sheriff

Len Campbell
Washington County Sheriff

Christopher Otey
Wayne County Sheriff