Mike Babcock believes that Illinois government needs honest leaders who have integrity and are willing to be accountable. Mike has shown these qualities in his personal and professional life, as well as during his service as Township Supervisor. It's often said that past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior. Mike's proven track record indicates he is equipped and qualified to make a positive difference in the state of Illinois.
Mike graduated from Roxana High School. He competed in wrestling at the state and national level. He also helped lead his football team to state championship. Mike's strong competitive spirit has helped him succeed in many other areas throughout his life. Mike earned an Associate Degree in Electronics from Lewis and Clark Community College and went on to graduate from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Marketing.
As Supervisor, Mike has held fast to his values of honesty and integrity. He has carried out his campaign promises to reduce government spending and provided open transparency for the public . Mike has been in the Insurance and Financial Industry for over 18 years. He is a small business owner in the Edwardsville area. He currently serves as the Wood River Township Supervisor. As Supervisor, Mike has held fast to his values of honesty and integrity. He has carried out his campaign promises to reduce government spending and provided open transparency for the public . He has reduced government spending while providing up-to-date technologies that provide a better path to communicate with the taxpayer.
Mike is devoted to his wife, Carol, and their three sons. He and Carol will celebrate their twentieth wedding anniversary in 2012. Mike and his family are active and involved members of Metro Community Church in Edwardsville. Mike is committed to investing in the future of his country by helping the youth become the leaders of tomorrow. For thirty years, he has been a youth leader and he leads bible studies for both adults and youth in his church.
Mike is involved in various community organizations and he serves on the Police Pension Board of Bethalto. He has served on the Board for Riverbend Youth on Fire and is on the board for Operation Thanksgiving Blessing. Mike served for 4 years on the board and was President of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Services East Side.
As a lifelong resident of the 56th district, Mike wants to see this area thrive again with high paying jobs that provide good income to our families. Mike is committed to working for the citizens of the 56th district and he is ready to serve the district.
11 Glen Ed Professional Park
Glen Carbon, IL 62034
5204 Godfrey Road
Godfrey, IL 62035
Hours: Mon - Fri - 10:00 - 8:00 p.m. Saturday - 10:00 - 2:00 p.m.
(Next to Ranch House, tan brick building)
9 Junction Drive, Suite 5
Glen Carbon, IL
Hours: Mon - Thurs - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.