Mike O’Rourke

Mike O’Rourke

Mike O’Rourke, born in Houston, graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, and moved to Ardmore, OK in 2002. He retired from a career in commercial construction, and is a consultant in that field. Married 30 years, he has two grown children, each of whom have one grown or growing with their whole life in front of them.


Opinion: Reforming Oklahoma voting processes could improve democratic engagement

By: - October 18, 2023

Our nation is in an existential crisis.  Democracy is imperiled.  The first three words of the U.S. Constitution are “We the people,” which enshrines the very idea of democracy. For the first time in our history, the speaker of the House has been removed. Consequently, Congress cannot conduct any of its important business, legislation is […]