Congressman Mike Bost is running for re-election. The Murphysboro Republican will make the official announcement at an event in Alton on Tuesday morning at 8:30. Bost tells The Big Z he has chosen the Lincoln - Douglas Square as a backdrop.
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Bost represents the 12th Congressional District. He beat Democrat Bill Enyart in November of 2014 to win the seat after decades of Democratic control. The 12th district was held by Jerry Costello, who retired in 2012 after completing 12 terms.