Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL)

Representative for Illinois, Republican, IL-12

Mike Bost


Home town: Murphysboro
Born: December 30, 1960
Born in: Murphysboro, IL
Occupation: Beauty Salon Owner, Firefighter
Military service: USMC, 1979-82
Religion: Southern Baptist
Marital status: M
Spouse: Tracy
Previous political experience: Jackson Co. Board, 1984-88; Murphysboro Treasurer, 1989-92; Murphysboro Township Board of Trustees, 1993-95; IL House, 1995-2015; US House, 2015-present
Elected in year: 2014
Next election in year: 2022
Family: 3 children
Education: Univ. of IL Certified Firefighter II Academy, 1993
Ethnicity: Caucasian


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Facebook Address: RepBost



  • Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research
  • Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
  • Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture

Transportation and Infrastructure

  • Highways and Transit
  • Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
  • Water Resources and Environment

Veterans' Affairs

  • Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
  • Oversight and Investigations


Washington, D.C. Office:

1211 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-1312
Phone: 202-225-5661
Fax: (202) 225-0285

O'Fallon Office:

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

Carbondale Office:

300 East Main Street, Suite 4
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-457-5787
Fax: (618) 457-2990