(Beto O'Rourke dropped out on 11/01/19.) Beto O'Rourke served in the House of Representatives for Texas' 16th congressional district from 2013-2019, and came onto the national scene during his Senate run against Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) in 2018. Prior to serving in Congress, O'Rourke co-founded an internet services and technology company, served on the El Paso City Council, and played bass guitar in a punk rock band. He’s as well known for his love of Whataburger and livestreaming as he is for his unprecedented fundraising from donors across the country during his Senate race. O'Rourke received his B.A. from Columbia University. Learn more about Representative O'Rourke below:
— Beto O’Rourke
Medicare for America, which guarantees universal coverage, but maintains job-based insurance for those who want it.
Re-enter the Paris Climate Agreement, $5 trillion investment in climate-conscious infrastructure and work towards net-zero emissions by 2050.
Pass structural reforms exemplified in the For the People Act (H.R.1) to increase participation and remove barriers to voting and enhance election security and confidence.