YDRI is proud to announce our endorsement of Susan Donovan in the democratic primary for House District 69, Bristol/Portsmouth. While it is rare for YDRI to make an endorsement this early, we felt in Susan’s case it was warranted. In our conversations with Susan, it became immediately clear that she was both an exceptional candidate and would make an equally exceptional representative.
At YDRI we hold ourselves accountable to three goals. One getting young Rhode Islanders involved in politics. Two getting young Rhode Islanders elected to office. Three pushing policies that help young people not only stay, but thrive in our state. It was in the final regard that Susan stood out. From her 33 years as an public school educator, Susan demonstrated a strong understanding of our public education system and both it’s strengths and weaknesses.
She made it clear that providing a quality education and working to make college affordable for all would be among her top priorities. We at YDRI believe a knowledgeable voice dedicated to education is desperately needed at the State House and we believe Susan will be a strong advocate not only for her district but for young Rhode Islanders everywhere.
YDRI wholeheartedly endorses Susan Donovan for the Democratic Primary in HD 69, Bristol/Portsmouth.