Durkin Unanimously Chosen to Lead House Republican Caucus for 100th General Assembly

Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) was re-elected unanimously by acclamation to the position of House Republican Leader by his peers. The House Republican Caucus for the incoming 100th Illinois General Assembly convened for the first time Tuesday night for the vote, including 12 new members.

“It is an honor to have the confidence of my peers to continue serving as the House Republican Leader. After picking up five seats, we are very excited and re-energized to work with the Governor on passing a comprehensive balanced budget and reforms to create jobs, lower property taxes and better schools. I am proud to lead the House Republican Caucus through these very challenging times."