GOP: “Congratulations to new House GOP Leader Jim Durkin”

Statement from Illinois GOP Chairman Jack Dorgan on election of Jim Durkin as State House GOP Leader

CHICAGO, IL – Illinois Republican Party Chairman Jack Dorgan issued the following statement regarding election of State Rep. Jim Durkin as Illinois House Republican Leader:

“Congratulations to new House GOP Leader Jim Durkin. The Illinois House Republican Caucus and the people of Illinois will be well served. Jim has the knowledge and political skills to help elect more Republicans across the state and to end the longtime Democratic stranglehold and veto proof majority that they hold in the House. Having worked with Jim for many years, I am confident he knows how to win.”