Rep. Mike Bost (R-Illinois) biography

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Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL 12th District)

3rd term Republican from Illinois 12th District.


Residence: Murphysboro

Marital Status: Married (Tracy)

Prev. Occupation: Beauty Salon Owner, Firefighter

Prev. Political Exp.: Jackson Co. Board, 1984-88; Murphysboro Treasurer, 1989-92; Murphysboro Township Board of Trustees, 1993-95; IL House, 1995-2015; US House, 2015-present

Military: USMC, 1979-82

Education: Univ. of IL Certified Firefighter II Academy, 1993

Birthdate: 12/30/1960

Birthplace: Murphysboro, IL

Religion: Southern Baptist

Percentage in Last Election: 54%

Major Opponent: CJ Baricevic


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Mike Bost.


Washington, D.C. Office:

1440 Longworth House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-1312
Phone: (202) 225-5661
Fax: (202) 225-0285

O'Fallon Office: (more district offices)

302 West State Street
O'Fallon, Illinois 62269
Phone: (618) 622-0766
Fax: (618) 622-0774



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Matt McCullough
  • Scheduler: Tyler Cianciotti
  • Legis. Dir.: Mark Ratto
  • Comm. Dir.: George O'Connor
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Noah Yantis
  • Education LA: Noah Yantis
  • Telecomm LA: Noah Yantis
  • Transportation LA: Mark Ratto
  • Trade LA: Mark Ratto
  • Commerce LA: Mark Ratto
  • Labor LA: Mark Ratto
  • Budget LA: Noah Barger
  • Government Affairs LA: Mark Ratto
  • Space - NASA LA: Jake Lowenstein
  • Animal Welfare LA: Noah Yantis


Current Elected Office Bills:

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Mike Bost
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Mike Bost
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Mike Bost
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Mike Bost
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Mike Bost


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