Illinois County Legislator Changes Parties from Republican to Libertarian

Ballot Access News

On December 5, Jim Byrne told the press that he has left the Republican Party and joined the Libertarian Party. He is an elected County Board member for Kankakee County, Illinois. The county has partisan elections for County Board. The board now has 21 Republicans, 6 Democrats, and one Libertarian.

He was just re-elected as a Republican a month ago, and has a four-year term.

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