Beto O’Rourke Announces Candidacy for Texas Governor
‘A Big Step Forward for Democrats to Make Sure We Fire Gov. Abbott’
Houston — The Harris County Democratic Party joins voters across Texas to celebrate the announcement that Former congressman Beto O'Rourke is running for the office of Texas Governor.
HCDP Chair Odus Evbagharu made the following statement:
"The Harris County Democrats are thrilled that Beto O'Rourke has thrown his hat in the ring for governor of the great state of Texas. This is a big step forward for Democrats to make sure we fire Gov. Abbott.
"For a long time now, our state has needed a true leader who represents all the people of Texas, someone who can move this state forward in a compassionate, yet responsible manner.
“Since his 2018 Senate run, Beto has fought endlessly to ensure maximum voter involvement, turnout, and Democratic victories all across the state. With this announcement, he carries that momentum to a run for governor.
For Immediate Release
Nov. 15, 2021
Contact: Elisa Rochford