Beto O’Rourke (D)

Former U.S. Representative

Age: 46
Home: El Paso, TX
Religious Affiliation: Catholic

Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke is a candidate in the 2020 presidential election. He announced his candidacy on March 14, 2019.

O’Rourke was elected to the El Paso City Council in 2005, where he served until 2012. He left after winning a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. He served in that position from 2013-2019 and was a member of the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Veterans Affairs.