‘Fire Pritzker,’ Pelosi Are Rallying Cries At State Fair Republican Day

SPRINGFIELD – Republicans rallied at the Illinois State Fair on Thursday with their eyes firmly set on trying to regain control of Congress and winning back the governor’s office in 2022. Several hundred of the party faithful gathered at the fairgrounds under a hot sun, waving “Fire Pritzker” placards, to eat barbeque and hear messages […]

Illinois Republicans Choose Downstater Don Tracy As New State Chairman

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Republicans will be led by a downstate resident for the first time in more than 30 years. The party chose former Illinois Gaming Board Chairman Don Tracy of Springfield on Saturday  as its new chair.   In a news release, the Illinois GOP announced that members of the State Central Committee gave Tracy […]

Illinois GOP Chairman Tim Schneider Resigning

SPRINGFIELD — The head of the Illinois Republican Party is stepping down after more than six years. Tim Schneider informed members of the Republican State Central Committee during an online meeting Saturday. Schneider’s term was supposed to run through May 2022. He’s a former Cook County commissioner who became Illinois Republican chairman in 2014 when […]