Jennifer-Ruth Green, Pro-Trump Republican, Wins Indiana 1st Congressional District Primary

She will take on freshman Democratic Rep. Frank Mrvan in the fall.

On Tuesday night (May 3), Jennifer-Ruth Green, a Black pro-Donald Trump Republican, reportedly claimed victory in Indiana’s 1st Congressional District Republican primary.

According to the Indianapolis Star, Green spent the latter portion of her campaign bashing her opponent for not supporting the 45th President’s 2016 campaign.

Trump won Indiana by 16 percentage points in 2020, so it’s still clear that his influence is heavy in the Hoosier State. Green, an Air Force veteran and newcomer to politics, routinely promised to “advance Trump’s America First policies” in her campaign ads.

The Associated Press reports that Green commanded 49 percent of the vote, followed by Navy veteran Blair Milo with 18 percent of the vote.

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“I have been blessed to have the opportunity to serve our country in uniform for 22 years, and I look forward to earning the opportunity to represent Hoosiers and continue my service in Congress,” said Green, an Air Force veteran, in a statement, according to the Star.

In the fall, Green will face off against freshman Democratic Rep. Frank Mrvan, who won his primary by claiming 91 percent of the vote.

Green is an anti-abortion activist who says she is “unashamedly pro-life.”

"Science shows that life begins at conception and that a child in the womb is a distinct, developing, whole human being. I find the Washington Democrats’ position on abortion absolutely extreme and out of touch," she told Fox News. "The American people do not support abortion on demand up to the moment of birth at taxpayer expense. Abortion most negatively impacts the African-American community, and I will continue to speak out against it."

Seven Republicans filed to run in the 1st Congressional District Republican primary, hoping to win the nomination to oust Mrvan in November. Green and Milo had emerged as the clear front runners heading into the Republican primary.


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