Illinois Republican Party


Illinois Republican Party

Infobox American_State_Political_Party
party_name = Illinois Republican Party
party_
chairman = Andrew McKenna
senateleader =
houseleader =
foundation =
colours = Red
ideology = Conservatism, Center-right
national = Republican Party
headquarters = Springfield, Illinois
website = [http://www.weareillinois.org/ WeAreIllinois.org]
footnotes =

The Illinois Republican Party is the affiliate of the Republican Party in Illinois. As of 2005, it has been headed by Andrew McKenna, State Chairman. The party is one of only three legally established, statewide political parties in Illinois, the others being the Democratic and Green parties.

Past Chairmen (Partial List)

History

On May 9-10, 1860 the Illinois Republican State Convention was held in Decatur. At this convention Abraham Lincoln received his first endorsement for president of the United States.

References

ee also

*Government of Illinois

External links

* [http://www.weareillinois.org/ WeAreIllinois.org] , the Republican Party of Illinois website


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