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{{tnr}}'''Rodger Cook''' was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012|the 12th Congressional District]] of [[Illinois]]. Cook was defeated by [[Jason Plummer]] in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''Rodger Cook''' was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[Illinois' 12th Congressional District elections, 2012|the 12th Congressional District]] of [[Illinois]]. Cook was defeated by [[Jason Plummer]] in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'', "Election Results Primary 2012," accessed March 20, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
  
Education:<ref name="bio">[http://www.cookforcongress.org/about-rodger/ ''Cook for Congress'' "About Rodger" Accessed January 14, 2012] </ref>
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Education:<ref name="bio">[http://www.cookforcongress.org/about-rodger/ ''Cook for Congress'', "About Rodger" accessed January 14, 2012] </ref>
 
*Belleville East High School
 
*Belleville East High School
 
*Illinois State University
 
*Illinois State University
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===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
====2012====
 
====2012====
On his campaign website Cook has 8 leading issues that he is concerned about. They are:<ref>[http://www.cookforcongress.org/issues/ ''Rodger Cook for Congress'' "Issues" Accessed December 30, 2011] </ref>
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On his campaign website Cook has 8 leading issues that he is concerned about. They are:<ref>[http://www.cookforcongress.org/issues/ ''Rodger Cook for Congress'', "Issues" accessed December 30, 2011] </ref>
*Fighting Out of Control Spending
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*Fighting out of control spending
*Stopping the Reckless Obama Agenda
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*Stopping the reckless Obama agenda
*Creating More Jobs
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*Creating more jobs
*Pro-Life
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*Pro-life
*Pro-Marriage
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*Pro-marriage
 
*2nd Amendment
 
*2nd Amendment
 
*Energy
 
*Energy
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
:: ''See also: [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
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Cook ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012|12th District]]. Cook sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. <ref>[http://www.bnd.com/2011/09/28/1879249/roger-cook-plans-to-run-for-congress.html ''Belleville News-Democrat'' "Roger Cook, former Belleville mayor, plans to run for Congress" Accessed December 5, 2011] </ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012.
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Cook ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 12th Congressional District elections, 2012|12th District]]. Cook sought the nomination on the Republican ticket.<ref>[http://www.bnd.com/2011/09/28/1879249/roger-cook-plans-to-run-for-congress.html ''Belleville News-Democrat'', "Roger Cook, former Belleville mayor, plans to run for Congress" accessed December 5, 2011] </ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012.
  
Cook and candidate [[Theresa Kormos]] were defeated by [[Jason Plummer]] in the [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012|Republican primary]] on March 20, 2012.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref> In the [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012|Democratic primary]] candidate [[Brad Harriman]] defeated [[Kenneth Wiezer]] and [[Chris Miller]].<ref name="abc"/>
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Cook and candidate [[Theresa Kormos]] were defeated by [[Jason Plummer]] in the [[Illinois' 12th Congressional District elections, 2012|Republican primary]] on March 20, 2012.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'', "Election Results Primary 2012," accessed March 20, 2012]</ref> In the [[Illinois' 12th Congressional District elections, 2012|Democratic primary]] candidate [[Brad Harriman]] defeated [[Kenneth Wiezer]] and [[Chris Miller]].<ref name="abc"/>
  
 
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Cook and his wife Kathy have five children and five grandchildren. <ref>[http://www.cookforcongress.org/about-rodger/ ''Rodger Cook for Congress'' "About Rodger" Accessed December 30, 2011] </ref>
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Cook and his wife, Kathy, have five children and five grandchildren.<ref>[http://www.cookforcongress.org/about-rodger/ ''Rodger Cook for Congress'', "About Rodger" accessed December 30, 2011] </ref>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

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Rodger Cook
Rodger Cook.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Illinois, District 12
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolBelleville East High School
Bachelor'sIllinois State University
Personal
ProfessionFormer Police Officer, Detective, and Mayor of Belleville
Websites
Campaign website
Rodger Cook campaign logo
Rodger Cook was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 12th Congressional District of Illinois. Cook was defeated by Jason Plummer in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012.[1]

Biography

Education:[2]

  • Belleville East High School
  • Illinois State University

Career

  • Former mayor of Belleville, Illinois[2]
  • Former Police Officer/Detective[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

On his campaign website Cook has 8 leading issues that he is concerned about. They are:[3]

  • Fighting out of control spending
  • Stopping the reckless Obama agenda
  • Creating more jobs
  • Pro-life
  • Pro-marriage
  • 2nd Amendment
  • Energy
  • Obamacare

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois' 12th Congressional District elections, 2012

Cook ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Illinois' 12th District. Cook sought the nomination on the Republican ticket.[4] The signature filing deadline was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012.

Cook and candidate Theresa Kormos were defeated by Jason Plummer in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012.[1] In the Democratic primary candidate Brad Harriman defeated Kenneth Wiezer and Chris Miller.[1]

U.S. House, Illinois' 12th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJason Plummer 55.7% 25,280
Rodger Cook 35.9% 16,313
Theresa Kormos 8.4% 3,811
Total Votes 45,404

Personal

Cook and his wife, Kathy, have five children and five grandchildren.[5]

External links

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