Voters in 27 Illinois counties have passed non-binding referendums urging elected officials to participate in conversations focused on ending ties with the state.
Communities across the state are tired of being held hostage by Democrat-controlled Cook County (the second-most populous county in the country that contains Chicago).
More than 40% of all residents of Illinois live within Cook County.
However, millions of residents who live outside of Cook County are left voiceless each election cycle.
Outside of Cook County, the majority of Illinois leans conservative.
*Screenshot from The Chicago Tribune showing geographic voting areas in the 2016 presidential election*
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New Illinois is a nonprofit organization that educates Illinois citizens about their right to pursue the creation of new state from the State…