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Beto O'Rourke imageBeto O'Rourke
Democrat Candidate
Texas
Governor/Gubernatorial Race
Challenger
Beto O'Rourke is running as a Democrat in the state of Texas. Beto O'Rourke is a Challenger in the U.S. Governor/Gubernatorial race. Beto O'Rourke is running against Mark Gordon, Greg Abbott in the U.S. Governor/Gubernatorial race. See our U.S. Governor/Gubernatorial race map and our Texas Governor/Gubernatorial state map.

Media Bias Breakdown

How is the media covering Beto O'Rourke?

Beto O'Rourke often is covered by Right Media sources.
Left: 26%
Center: 32%
Right: 42%

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Latest Beto O'Rourke News

US & Canada · Austin

Beto O’Rourke vows to repeal Texas abortion ban if elected governor

42% Left coverage: 12 sources
Texas Democrats say November election is key for protecting reproductive rights. Beto ORourke says he would work to repeal Texas abortion ban and expand access to reproductive health care if he is elected. Democrats haven't won statewide office in Texas since 1994. New Quinnipiac University poll shows O'Rourke's lead over Abbott has narrowed.See the Story
Protestors · Houston

O’Rourke to attend protest outside Houston NRA conference

55% Center coverage: 11 sources
Organizations FIEL lack Lives Matter Houston, Moms Demand Action and Interfaith group are planning to attend the protests at noon. Mayor Sylvester Turner addressed the planned protests that are expected to take place outside GRB. The NRA Convention is expected to include former President Donald Trump as a guest. The convention is scheduled for May 27-29.See the Story
US & Canada

Sid Miller calls on Gov. Abbott to end inspection policy at border

83% Center coverage: 6 sources
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller called on Gov. Greg Abbott to halt his recent policy of additional commercial inspections at the border. Miller is one of the first Republicans in Texas to break with Abbott over the new border policy. The measure is part of Abbott's response to the Biden administration's decision to end Title 42.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

O’Rourke criticizes Biden over ending Title 42 without plan for migrants

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke on Tuesday criticized the Biden administration’s termination of Title 42, arguing that it shouldn’t have done so without a clear-cut plan of how to deal with the influx of migrants.See the Story
US & Canada · Houston

Beto O'Rourke shifts position on AR-15s once again, quietly edits campaign website

100% Right coverage: 7 sources
Democratic Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke appears to have once again shifted his position on AR-15s.See the Story
Politics · Texas

‘That’s Saving Lives?’: Tucker Carlson Rips Into Beto O’Rourke For Derailing Gov. Abbott’s Press Conference

83% Right coverage: 6 sources
Fox News host and Daily Caller co-founder Tucker Carlson ripped Democratic Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke after he derailed a Wednesday press conference held by Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.See the Story
Politics

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick drops out of speaking to NRA: 'I would not want to bring additional pain'

34% Center coverage: 6 sources
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick will not attend the National Rifle Association's convention. Patrick says he wants to focus on the families of the 19 children and two teachers who were brutally murdered by a gunman who entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde on Tuesday. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to send a pre-recorded video to be played at the convention.See the Story
US & Canada

Gov. Greg Abbott unloads nearly $20 million in ad buys in race against Beto O’Rourke

34% Center coverage: 3 sources
Gov. Greg Abbott's campaign has announced nearly $20 million in early ad buys for the general election. The ad reservations include $2.75 million for Hispanic media and $8.8 million separately for TV and digital platforms. Abbott has been a massive financial advantage over Democratic challenger Beto ORourke.See the Story

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