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Mike BostREPRepublican United States Representative, IL-12
61
Years of Age
33
Years of Experience
ILResidence (state)

Michael Joseph Bost (born December 30, 1960) is an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, he has served as the U.S. representative for Illinois's 12th congressional district since 2015. From 1995 to 2015, Bost was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 115th district. Before holding elected office, he was a firefighter.

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Campaign Funding

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$2,856,248
Total Raised
$2,858,337
Total Spent
$5,321
Cash on Hand

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Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Illinois
Certified Firefighter II Academy
1993
Murphysboro High School
Graduated
1979
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Representative
United States House of Representatives
2014 - Current
Representative
Illinois State House of Representatives
1995 - 2014
Trustee
Murphysboro Township
1993 - 1997
Member
Jackson County Board
1984 - 1988
Owner
White House Salon
Current
Firefighter
Murphysboro Fire Department
1988 - 2006
Treasurer
Murphysboro Township
1989 - 1992
Served, Corporal E-4
United States Marine Corps
1979 - 1982
Former Dispatcher
Bost Trucking
Other Experience1 - 28 of 28
Member
The Vine Community Church
Current
Member
Precinct Committee, Murphysboro Precinct #4
1985 - 1989
President
Jackson County Republican Boosters
1986
Treasurer
Jackson County Young Republicans
1986
Former Member
Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Agriculture Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Veterans' Affairs), United States House of Representatives
Former Member
General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Conservation and Forestry Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Economic Opportunity Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Executive Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Health and Healthcare Disparities Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Veterans Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Public Utilities Cellular Service Subcommittee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Ranking Member
Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, United States House of Representatives
Member
Congressional Fire Services Caucus
Member
Congressional Bipartisan Pro-Life Caucus
Member
Congressional Air Force Caucus
Member
Pilots Caucus
Member
Mississippi River Caucus
Member
House Steel Caucus
Member
House Rural Health Care Coalition
Member
House Rural Education Caucus
Member
Farmers Cooperative Caucus
Member
House General Aviation Caucus