Beto O’Rourke is all that for the media…..
He’s a Democrat running in RED State Texas…..
Texas GOP US Senator Ted Cruz looks worried actually….
But he’s been ahead of O’Rourke in the polling all the way thru the race….
Democrat O’Rourke has broken the record book for money raised for a US Senate race campaign in a three month period…..
The blockbuster quarter surpasses the record for the largest fundraising quarter ever in a U.S. Senate race — set by Rick Lazio in his race against Hillary Clinton in New York in 2000.
The total was “powered by 802,836 individual contributions and without a dime from PACs, corporations or special interests,” the campaign said in a press release.
Most polls in the state place his opponent, incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, in the driver’s seat still — though O’Rourke has an outsider’s shot at defeating him on election night, most experts speculate.
Texas may be slipping from the bulletproof GOP stronghold it was over the last few decades, but it’s still a reliably red state. President Donald Trump won there over Hillary Clinton by 11 points in 2016.
O’Rourke’s report marks the sixth consecutive quarter that O’Rourke has outraised Cruz, the campaign said….