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About Beto

Beto O'Rourke with wife Amy Sanders

Beto O'Rourke is a fourth generation Texan. He and his wife Amy are raising their family in El Paso the community he has always called home. Now, Beto is running for U.S. Senate to bring a new generation of leadership to Washington and ensure all Texas families have a chance to succeed.

With a friend, Beto started a technology start-up that for nearly two decades has created good-paying jobs in downtown El Paso. Following success in the private sector, Beto was inspired to serve his community on the City Council, where he focused on creating jobs, improving transportation, and retaining and attracting talent in El Paso.

After successfully taking on a 16-year incumbent, Beto brought his fight for the people of Texas to the halls of Congress where he distinguished himself as a bipartisan problem solver. Now, he’s taking that fight to the U.S. Senate. As our next Senator, Beto will always put Texas families and our values ahead of partisan politics.

Good Government Promise

All too often, political games seem to get in the way of common sense. That’s why Beto has a comprehensive plan to ensure our leaders always work for us:

  • Term Limits — Ensure our leaders bring fresh ideas and new energy to public service.
  • No Dark Money — Beto refuses to accept money from the big interests and their political PACs.
  • End Gerrymandering — Empower communities by making sure voters can pick their representatives, not the other way around.
  • Accountability — Leaders should be active in their communities and accountable to their constituents. That’s why Beto hosts monthly public town hall meetings, totaling more than 76 so far (and counting).

These ideas may not please the political establishment, but Beto knows they’re the principles on which a healthy democracy is based.