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Mike Babcock

Republican Party Candidate for Illinois State Senate in the 56th District

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The Candidate: Mike Babcock

    The Race: Republican Party Candidate for Illinois State Senate in the 56th District

    The Competition: William "Bill" Haine

    The Buzz: Babcock is an independent insurance broker and currently serves as the Wood River Township supervisor.

    He is pro-life, pro-Second Amendment and supports tax and pension reform. Babcock is focused on job creation and transparency in government. He publicly claims to have refused taxpayer-funded health insurance and a trustee stipend, which he said saves money for taxpayers.