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Rodger Cook

Republican Party Candidate for the 12th Congressional District.

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The Candidate: Rodger Cook 

    The Race: Republican Party Candidate for the 12th Congressional District.

    The Competition: Theresa Kormos, Jason Plummer 

    The Buzz: Rodger Cook, who was born and raised in the 12th Congressional District, is a former cop, detective, mayor of Belleville and private businessman.  He was named "Policeman of the Year" for his work in high-profile murder investigations and helped establish the Belleville Teen Center for troubled teens.

    If elected, he will fight towards creating more jobs, protecting 2nd Amendment rights, maintaining pro-life and pro-marriage stance, and repealing Obamacare.