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  O'Rourke, Beto
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
  2013-01-01  
 
NameBeto O'Rourke
Address500 W. Overland, Box BB
El Paso, Texas 79901, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born September 26, 1972 (45 years)
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifedRBH
Sep 20, 2018 04:50pm
Tags Irish - Liberal - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Government Reform - Health Care Reform - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro Marijuana Legalization - Pro-Gay Marriage - Pro-Labor - Pro-Term Limits - Married - Straight -
InfoBeto O'Rourke is a life-long El Pasoan, who attended Carlos Rivera and Mesita elementary schools, and El Paso high school before graduating from Columbia University in 1995.

He lives in Sunset Heights with his wife, Amy Sanders, and three children. Amy helped start and runs the La Fe Preparatory School in Segundo Barrio.

Beto grew up in a family that was deeply involved in business and civic life in El Paso.

His mother Melissa O'Rourke worked for, and now owns, Charlottes Furniture, a business started by his grandmother in 1950. His father Pat O'Rourke was El Paso County Commissioner and then County Judge in the 1980s.

Beto returned to El Paso to contribute to the community he loves. Along with a few friends, Beto started Stanton Street Technology in 1999. The successful internet services and software company has employed dozens of El Pasoans in high skill, high wage technology jobs over the last 12 years.

Beto is committed to public service. He served on the El Paso City Council from 2005 to 2011.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
05/19/2018-05/21/2018 JMC Enterprises 35.00% ( 0.0) 20.00% ( 0.0) 44.00% ( 0.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
09/19/2018-09/20/2018 Public Policy Polling 43.00% ( 23.0) 42.00% ( 23.0) 15.00% ( 46.0)
09/16/2018-09/18/2018 Vox Populi 43.00% ( 0.0) 35.00% ( 0.0) 22.00% ( 0.0)
09/11/2018-09/17/2018 Quinnipiac University 43.00% ( 13.0) 42.00% ( 23.0) 15.00% ( 37.0)
09/06/2018-09/09/2018 Crosswind Media & Public Relations 50.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0)
08/12/2018-08/16/2018 Marist Institute 41.00% ( 0.0) 23.00% ( 0.0) 36.00% ( 0.0)
05/23/2018-05/29/2018 Quinnipiac University 30.00% ( 0.0) 19.00% ( 0.0) 52.00% ( 0.0)
05/19/2018-05/21/2018 JMC Enterprises 35.00% ( 0.0) 20.00% ( 0.0) 44.00% ( 0.0)
01/17/2018-01/18/2018 Public Policy Polling 20.00% ( 0.0) 19.00% ( 0.0) 61.00% ( 0.0)

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DISCUSSION
Importance? 3.00000 Average

FAMILY
Father Pat O'Rourke 1942-2001

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/06/2018 TX US Senate ???
  03/06/2018 TX US Senate - D Primary Won 61.81% (+38.09%)
  11/08/2016 TX District 16 Won 85.73% (+75.75%)
  03/01/2016 TX District 16 - D Primary Won 85.58% (+71.16%)
  11/04/2014 TX District 16 Won 67.49% (+38.32%)
  03/04/2014 TX District 16 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 TX District 16 Won 65.42% (+32.49%)
  05/29/2012 TX District 16 - D Primary Won 50.47% (+6.12%)
  05/12/2007 El Paso City Council District 8 Won 69.94% (+39.88%)
  05/07/2005 El Paso City Council District 8 Won 56.63% (+13.25%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  03/06/2018 TX District 16 - D Primary Lost 0.00% (-61.53%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NY Attorney General - D Primary - Sep 13, 2018 D Sean Patrick Maloney
TX District 16 - D Primary - Mar 06, 2018 D Veronica Escobar
US House Minority Leader - Nov 30, 2016 D Tim Ryan
FEC COMMITTEES
C00501197 BETO FOR TEXAS $ 4938475.00