“Yesterday we witnessed the end stage of a political witch hunt. I believe President Trump’s position will only be strengthened with Americans around the country who won’t be fooled by the results of this sham trial. We are fed up with the election interference of vindictive liberals. I proudly stand with Donald Trump and will continue working as hard as possible to ensure he wins re-election and Makes America Great Again.”


MURPHYSBORO, IL – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) issued the following statement in response to his Republican primary victory:

“I’m honored that Southern Illinois conservatives have entrusted me to be their voice in Congress for another two years. Serving the people and land I love is the honor of a lifetime. Tuesday’s victory was only possible because of the backing of countless friends and supporters from every corner of the district, along with a vitally important endorsement from Donald J. Trump, our next president of the United States.

“While primaries are never easy, I’m proud that we remained focused on the issues voters care about and ran a positive, results-oriented campaign. I’m hopeful we can work to reunify our party in advance of a critical general election.”



Congressman Mike Bost’s campaign this week has released its fifth television advertisement of the 2024 election cycle. The ad, titled “Bost Results,” will air district-wide on cable, broadcast, and satellite television, as well as on streaming services.

PRESIDENT TRUMP: “Mike Bost fights every day for the hard-working people of Illinois.”

ANNOUNCER: “That’s why National Right to Life endorsed Mike and called him a courageous fighter.

The NRA’s endorsement says Bost is a proud defender of the 2nd Amendment.

And the Farm Bureau calls him one of the strongest protectors of farmers and rural America.”

PRESIDENT TRUMP: “A vote for Mike is really a continuation to Make America Great Again.”

BOST: “I’m Mike Bost and I approve this message.”



MURPHYSBORO, IL – Congressman Mike Bost’s campaign today released its fourth television advertisement of the 2024 election cycle. The ad, titled “Own Words,” will air district-wide on cable, broadcast, and satellite television, as well as on streaming services.


PRESIDENT TRUMP: “Congressman Mike Bost. Mike fights every day for the hard working people of Illinois.

A vote for Mike is really a continuation to Make America Great Again.

If you want to stand up for American jobs, factories, and workers, you must vote for Mike Bost.

Mike Bost is going to win big.”

BOST: “I’m Mike Bost and I approve this message.”



MURPHYSBORO, IL– The 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, announced today that he has endorsed U.S. Rep. Mike Bost in his campaign for re-election against challenger Darren Bailey. 

“Congressman Mike Bost is doing a fantastic job representing the Great People of Illinois’ 12th Congressional District. While I like and respect Darren Bailey, and was proud to campaign for him in 2022, Mike Bost was one of the first House Committee Chairmen to endorse my Campaign, and Mike was a stalwart supporter of our America First agenda during my record-setting Administration,” said President Trump. “As Chairman of the Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Mike is doing an incredible job providing our Brave and Patriotic Veterans with the care they deserve. He is working hard to Secure the Border, Champion American Agriculture, Strengthen the Military, Grow the Economy, and Protect and Defend our under siege Second Amendment. Mike Bost has my Complete and Total Endorsement!”

“It is a tremendous honor to have President Trump’s full support and total endorsement of my campaign,” said Bost. “His leadership made us stronger at home and more respected across the world. I will do all I can to help put President Trump back to the White House because we are fighting for the same things: a secure our border, a strong Second Amendment, an end to the wokeness plaguing our country, and putting America FirstI look forward to standing side-by-side with him in the fight to Make America Great Again once we’re both re-elected this November.” 



U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) announced that U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.), the House Republican Conference chair and leading ally of President Trump, has endorsed his re-election campaign. Stefanik gained national prominence recently for her committee questioning of liberal university presidents who were protecting violent antisemitic hate speech on campus.

“Mike Bost is an America First conservative who holds the D.C. liberals accountable and delivers real results for his district,” said Stefanik. “That’s the type of leadership we desperately need in Washington right now. I’m proud to endorse Mike Bost for re-election and look forward to continuing our work together to strengthen America’s future.”

“Elise is a conservative rockstar in Congress who fights hard to hold the liberals accountable for their hypocrisy and hate speech,” said Bost. “I am thankful for her endorsement and leadership as we work to re-elect President Trump and advance the America First agenda in the House.”

Stefanik’s endorsement adds to the growing list of conservatives endorsing Bost’s re-election. Bost’s campaign has been endorsed by over 150 GOP local officials, National Right to Life, NRA, Illinois Farm Bureau, Illinois FOP State Lodge, Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois, Speaker Mike Johnson, and leading House conservatives Jim Jordan, Byron Donalds, Ronny Jackson, and Max Miller. To view all of Bost’s endorsements click here.




U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that his 2024 re-election campaign has been endorsed by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading small business advocacy organization.

“Our members continue to face challenges and setbacks – from rampant inflation and labor shortages to high taxes and over-regulation. It is vital for us to back candidates like you who focus on solutions that will bring certainty and stability to small business,” said Sharon Sussin, NFIB Senior National Political Director. “On behalf of NFIB members in the 12th District and throughout America, congratulations on your endorsement. We are thrilled to support your campaign and look forward to working with you to help small businesses thrive.”

“I have a long history with the NFIB, dating back to when my father served on the NFIB state board while running our family’s trucking company,” said Bost. “I’ve owned a small business, and I understand what it is like to sign both sides of a paycheck. I know our job creators in Southern Illinois are struggling in Joe Biden’s economy. I am thankful to receive the endorsement of NFIB because they recognize I am fighting to cut through big government bureaucracy so our small businesses can flourish.”



U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) today announced that his 2024 re-election campaign has been endorsed by the National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF). Bost has now been endorsed by the largest gun rights and pro-life advocacy groups in America, along with the top organizations representing Illinois’ farmers, law enforcement, and firefighters.

“As Chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, you are leading the effort to protect veterans from being deprived of their Second Amendment rights without due process of law. We thank you for your continued opposition to the Hakeem Jeffries and Joe Biden gun control agenda of banning lawfully-owned firearms, ammunition, and magazines,” said Randy Kozuch, Chairman of the NRA-PFV. “Thank you for defending NRA members and law-abiding gun owners in Illinois and throughout the country. Congratulations on your endorsement and thank you for your support of the Second Amendment.”

“Failed politicians will make a big show out of supporting the Second Amendment, but when push comes to shove, they never deliver. Well, that’s not Mike Bost, said Bost. “The Second Amendment is not a publicity stunt to me. From my work in Springfield, where I was the lead sponsor of Illinois’ conceal carry law, to my time in Congress, where I am standing on the frontlines against woke liberals trying to take away our guns, I will never back down. I thank the NRA and gun owners across Southern Illinois for their strong support.”



Congressman Mike Bost’s campaign today has released its third television advertisement of the 2024 election cycle. The ad, titled “Fighting Patriot,” will air district-wide on cable, broadcast, and satellite television, as well as on streaming services.

BIDEN: “No great country can say it is secure without being able to control its borders.”

ANNOUNCER: “We need someone to fight the Biden border crisis.

Mike Bost. He’ll finish President Trump’s wall.

Fight the woke Biden-Harris agenda that’s giving resources to illegal immigrants.

Bost is a proven leader with the experience to move the America First agenda forward.

Mike is a patriot that we need for a strong border.

Conservative fighter. Mike Bost.”

BOST: “I’m Mike Bost and I approve this message.”



U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) announced that his 2024 re-election campaign has been endorsed by the Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois (AFFI). AFFI represents over 16,000 professional firefighters in 228 communities across the state.

“As a former professional firefighter, I understand the dedication and sacrifices made by first responders across Southern Illinois,” said Bost. “I am proud to have earned the support of my brothers and sisters in AFFI and look forward to working with them on matters of public safety.”