Beto O'Rourke

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The Guardian view on the US midterm results: the red wave that wasn’t | Editorial
Editorial: The Republicans fared worse than expected, but the challenges for those who care about fundamental rights remain immense


09, Nov, 2022 @6:33 PM

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Abbott and O’Rourke clash on abortion and immigration in Texas debate
Democratic challenger aiming to wrest governorship away from rightwing Abbott in November election

Valerie Gonzalez in Edinburg, Texas

01, Oct, 2022 @2:14 PM

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Uvalde families stand with Beto O’Rourke amid Republican silence on gun reform
Families of those killed in May school shooting support Democrat in race against Texas governor Greg Abbott

Valerie Gonzalez in Edinburg, Texas

01, Oct, 2022 @1:28 PM

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Video of apparent Greg Abbott canvasser laughing about her job goes viral
Monique Dawson says she was fired after she joked with a man who said he’d never back governor for re-election

Erum Salam

07, Jun, 2022 @12:40 AM

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‘This is on you’: Beto O’Rourke confronts Texas governor over mass shooting
Democratic gubernatorial candidate confronts Republican Greg Abbott during press conference, saying: ‘You are doing nothing’

Gloria Oladipo

25, May, 2022 @6:55 PM

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Beto O’Rourke calls Texas governor Greg Abbott an ‘authoritarian’ and ‘thug’
The Democratic gubernatorial candidate compared his Republican opponent to the Russian president Vladimir Putin

Martin Pengelly in New York

13, Mar, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Texas primaries: Greg Abbott to face Beto O’Rourke in governor’s race
Trump’s endorsement wasn’t enough to prevent incumbent Ken Paxton from being forced into runoff for state attorney general

Guardian staff and agencies

02, Mar, 2022 @1:04 PM

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Second world war veteran twice denied absentee ballot under Texas voting law
Kenneth Thompson, 95, must submit a social security or driver’s license number, which wasn’t required in the 1940s

Gloria Oladipo

29, Jan, 2022 @3:01 PM

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Beto O’Rourke to run for governor of Texas in 2022 election
Former congressman seeks to take on Greg Abbott, the Republican governor, following failed 2018 Senate run against Ted Cruz

Martin Pengelly in New York and Alexandra Villarreal in Austin, Texas

15, Nov, 2021 @6:18 PM

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Beto O’Rourke set to run against Greg Abbott for Texas governor – report
Actor Matthew McConaughey has also flirted with challenging the Republican, who appears vulnerable

Martin Pengelly

19, Sep, 2021 @6:01 PM

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Texans march on capitol to protect voting rights – will Washington listen?
Beto O’Rourke and Rev William Barber among speakers in Austin as fight to protect ballot access goes on

Alexandra Villarreal in Austin, Texas

02, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Beto O’Rourke on Texas: ‘I don’t know that we’re a conservative state’
The former Democratic presidential hopeful discusses the importance of the voting rights fight

Alexandra Villarreal

03, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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