Marijuana-Friendly Texas Congressional Candidate Beats Eight-Term Incumbent

by Zach Rosenberg
Beto O'Rourke Victory
Tuesday, Texas congressional candidate Beto O’Rourke beat the¬†eight-term incumbent El Paso Rep. Silvestre Reyes in the Democratic primary. O’Rourke, before we forget to mention it, is in favor of marijuana legalization.
O’Rourke himself couldn’t believe the news when he heard that he’d secured 50.5% of the vote, asking the attendees of his victory party if it was really happening. After all, his opponent Reyes was publicly backed by both¬†former President Bill Clinton and President Obama.
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