38%

Average share of the vote received by the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate in a gubernatorial election cycle since 1990.

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-El Paso) has scheduled a “major announcement” for Friday that most observers believe will serve as his formal entry into the race against U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R). O’Rourke would also be running against three decades of history.

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke

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