From majority to minority: unraveling the Illinois Republican Party’s Journey
Today, we explore the party's journey from once holding statewide offices and dominating the State House to its current super-minority status. As political observers and former Republican figures dissect the impact of national politics, former President Donald Trump's influence, and party dynamics, we discover how the party's future is shaped and the role it plays in shaping a more balanced democracy.
Former W. Russell Arrington Professor of State Politics, University of Illinois Chicago // Professor Emeritus of Political Science
Mayor, Burr Ridge; past Republican primary candidate for Illinois 6th Congressional District, Attorney General
Former Illinois 105th District Representative in Illinois Statehouse, 2022 Republican Secretary of State Candidate
Chairman, Illinois Policy Institute