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Mike J. Bost

Mike J. Bost's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Mike J. Bost
Current Office: State House - District 115, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 12
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014

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2012 National Association of Social Workers - Illinois Chapter - Positions 50%
2011 Citizen Action Illinois - Cumulative Score 31%
2011 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions 56%
2010 Citizen Action Illinois - Cumulative Score 28%
2009-2010 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions 29%
2008 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions 11
2007 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions on Progressive Policy 33.4
2007 Illinois Civil Justice League - Positions 60
2006 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions on Alcohol and Addiction Issues 0%
2006 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions on Alcohol and Addiction Issues 0%
2003 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions 31%
2003 Texas Public Interest Research Group - Positions 58%
2003 Texas Public Interest Research Group - Positions 58%
2002 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 0%
2002 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 0%
2002 Illinois Family Institute - Positions 88%
2002 Illinois Family Institute - Positions 88%
2001 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions on Progressive Policy 0%
1999-2004 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 17%
1999-2004 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 17%
1999-2000 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 100%
1999-2000 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 100%
1998 Illinois Family Institute - Positions 100%
1998 Illinois Family Institute - Positions 100%
1997-1998 National Association of Social Workers - Illinois Chapter - Positions 80%
1997 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 67%
1997 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 67%

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