Cook County Republican Party
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Cook County Republican Party News
As the state faces massive deficits, some Illinois counties are turning to unpaid parking tickets from as long as three decades ago to offset their own budget shortfalls and dwindling state support.
The Cook County GOP is calling for calm to prevail in the wake of what it called an "insidious" social media post made by Kankakee County Democrats comparing conservative voters to members of the Ku Klux Klan.
A proposed change in the bylaws of the Cook County Republican Party that would have allowed Democrats to serve as Republican ward committeemen fizzled at a meeting of party officials July 25 and county Republicans lacked a quorum necessary for a vote after nearly 30 committeemen boycotted the meeting.
Republicans from at least one township in Cook County said that Tuesday's endorsement of Gov. Bruce Rauner was the outcome of a rigged process and not a reflection of grass-roots support within the party.
The Republican Party chapters in Chicago and Cook County, Illinois have filed a federal lawsuit alleging Democrats violated a new bylaw and have infiltrated their party in an effort to claim Republican spots on the ballot for the general election in November.