AUG 18, 2023
Illinois Republican Party Chair Don Tracy speaks at Republican Day at the State Fair on Thursday. [Ben Szalinski/The Daily Line]
Illinois Republicans have a hefty challenge for 2024 as they need to flip multiple General Assembly seats to undo the Democrats’ super majority.
It’s a tall order for the state’s minority party after getting blasted up and down the ballot in 2022. For the next election cycle, Illinois Republicans face challenges from the party’s historical opposition to abortion, a lack of resources and funding, turnout typically benefits Democrats in presidential election years, and the potential name at the top of the ticket, indicted former President Donald Trump.
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