Mother of 4, wife of a veteran, activist and survivor. I am fighting to change not just the script but those that are writing it. @ripolcoop Co-Founder/Chair

Warwick, RI
Joined April 2018
My name is Jennifer Rourke, and I am running to represent Rhode Island’s 29th district in the State Senate.  As a working-class mother and wife, I know what it is like to face the consequences of our broken government.
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Jennifer Rourke retweeted
Endorsement Alert! I am proud and thankful to announce that I have been endorsed by the @RIDWomensCaucus for Providence City Council Ward 14. I will continue to fight for the mission of the RIDWC.
The Rhode Island Democratic Women’s Caucus is excited to announce our list of endorsed candidates for the 2022 election cycle: mailchi.mp/b0ffe2ea524c/2022…
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Join @JenRourke29 and I on August 18th at the patio outside of Eddie's 529 Club. Parking is available on site, fundraiser location is also within walking distance of stops on RIPTA buses 1 & 3. **RSVP online: bit.ly/3Pa9lC3** Suggested Contributions: $25, $50, $100
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A little bit of a light timeline cleanse. I can’t wait to watch this episode! Joe Manganiello finding out that he’s part Black and has 0% relation to any other Manganiello’s was not on my bingo card! bet.com/article/ocm9ui/joe-m…
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I’m thankful to my favorite viking, also known as my husband, for always having my back and pushing me to keep going when things get tough.
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Jennifer Rourke retweeted
The RI Board of Elections and our city & town Board Canvassers partners are looking for poll workers for the 9/13 primary election, 11/08 general election, and other special elections. Learn more and apply to be a paid poll worker here: riboe.wufoo.com/forms/mqw1zu…
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Jennifer Rourke retweeted
If you are serious about expanding excess to abortion, you need to be focusing on state races. Probably as much as federal races, if not more so. That doesn’t mean Tweeting, it means donating and volunteering. The amount it takes to win these races is a literal joke.
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Jennifer Rourke retweeted
The @ripolcoop has the coolest ladies running. I'm so privileged to get to canvass my neighborhood and district with @JenRourke29 and @stvienicks4prez ❤❤ #bestfriendtshirts #wholenewgovernment
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What she said ⬇️⬇️⬇️
One day we’ll discuss how gatekeeping progressive/leftist spaces from working class folks simply because they weren’t (or aren’t) far enough left is inherently elitist but idk if y’all are ready to have that conversation yet
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Jennifer Rourke retweeted
Jennifer Rourke is the real deal, a long-time activist and organizer who has helped architect the progressive resistance in Rhode Island. She's also the activist that got punched by a cop when protesting the end of Roe v. Wade. Rourke scares RI's fake corporate Democrats.
New: Democratic leaders helped a blackface-wearing conservative, who appears to be a fan of Tucker Carlson, get on the ballot to challenge Jennifer Rourke — a progressive Black woman running for Rhode Island State Senate. perfectunion.us/jennifer-rou…
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We need to make sure we defeat my opponent this September. He’s got the party machine behind him so we need your help. Can you chip in here to make sure we keep him out of office? secure.actblue.com/donate/fr…
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On this day one year ago, @JenRourke29 asked me if I would run for State Senate. While I had to move to MA in the end and can't run now, saying yes that day opened possibilities I could have never imagined. Thank you, Jen, for helping me to see myself & my power clearly. 💗
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Jennifer Rourke retweeted
TOMORROW at 7AM, caregivers at Blackstone Valley Community Health Center will be holding a 3 day strike for fair wages, time off and respect! Join them: 1000 Broad St, Central Falls, RI 02863
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Don’t be disrespectful to the work that @ripolcoop and @RIqueerpac has done individually. No need to do the bidding of the establishment. Your proximity to power does not give you the power. Please take your bitterness elsewhere.
There are more than 14; we have just not been endorsed by the RI 'Political Cooperative' Queer PAC. But we still exist. And we have been and will continue to fight for our communities (in fact many of us have been doing so for decades). 🏳️‍🌈 💙💛💖
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After I was punched in the face by my Republican opponent, both he and the Democrat I was running against dropped out of the race. It was revealed today that my new Democratic opponent wore BLACKFACE in his Facebook profile picture. But that’s not all.
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He also likes a Facebook page called “support officer Darren Wilson”, the police officer who shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
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AND he appears to be a pretty big fan of Tucker Carlson. (yes, this guy calls himself a Democrat)
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Wearing Blackface is and was never ok. This should be disqualifying. We need to defeat Michael Carreiro. Can you chip in to help me beat him in the Democratic primary? secure.actblue.com/donate/fr…
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The @RIDemParty failed to endorse me in my last election—instead endorsing my anti-choice opponent, @SenMcCaffrey. Now, @SenMcCaffrey is trying to handpick someone to run against me. Will you sign this petition calling on the @RIDemPartyto endorse me? tinyurl.com/y7cumhnd
We are calling on the @RIDemParty to endorse @jenrourke29. Last election, @RIDemParty backed @SenMcCaffrey—Jen’s anti-choice opponent. Now, @SenMcCaffrey is trying to handpick his replacement. Sign our petition demanding that the @RIDemParty support Jen tinyurl.com/y7cumhnd
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