O'ROURKE, Beto (1972-)

Democrat of Texas

16th congressional district

Served in House 2013-2019

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A Representative from Texas; born in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., September 26, 1972; attended El Paso High School, El Paso, Tex.; graduated from Woodberry Forest School, Woodberry Forest, Va., 1991; B.A., Columbia University, New York, N.Y., 1995; business owner; member of the El Paso, Tex., city council, 2005-2011; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2013-January 3, 2019); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress in 2018, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate; unsuccessful candidate for election for Governor of Texas in 2022.
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