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Fri Mar 15, 2019, 03:41 PM

 

O'Rourke renews Dem hopes about turning Texas blue

For a generation, Texas Democrats have hoped for a surge of Hispanic voters who could hypothetically put the state’s 38 electoral votes in play in a presidential election.

But now, the party sees a path to victory fueled not by turnout in the Hispanic-dominated Rio Grande Valley, but by the moving vans bringing new residents in from California, Illinois and New York — residents who are voting more for Democratic candidates than their new Texan neighbors.

In 2018, then-Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D) came tantalizingly close to clearing that path when he nearly upset Sen. Ted Cruz (R).

O’Rourke scored 48.3 percent of the vote, a higher percentage than any Democrat running for statewide office since 1994. He received more than 4 million votes, more than any Democrat ever to run in the state of Texas.

When Texans go to the polls in 2020, it will represent a test of whether O'Rourke was blazing the trail toward a bluer Texas — or the beneficiary of a once-in-a-lifetime political opportunity that still got away.

https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/434161-orourke-renews-dem-hopes-about-turning-texas-blue
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Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Friday OP
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msongs Friday #2
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dalton99a Monday #5

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 04:05 PM

1. I'm curious how his fundraising has been. I'm not in TX but I donated to his race against Cruz.

 

Right now I have 3 other candidates I'm donating to and not really interested in Beto for President so not thinking of donating as yet. Wondering if there are others like me who supported his Senate race but aren't ready to financially commit to his current run. His fundraising for the Senate race was incredibly successful.
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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Fri Mar 15, 2019, 04:13 PM

2. maybe senator o'rourke (D -TX) can enlighten us on the issue lol nt

 

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Response to msongs (Reply #2)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 07:51 PM

3. Beto could have won Texas in a presidential year

 

Beto could put Texas into play

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 07:53 PM

4. Here is a good explanation as to why Beto could win Texas

 

Here is a good explanation

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Response to Gothmog (Reply #4)

Mon Mar 18, 2019, 07:55 PM

5. Perfect.

 

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