Beto O’Rourke was elected to represent the people of the 16th District of Texas in November of 2012.

Prior to his Congressional service, Beto O’Rourke served two terms on the El Paso City Council. Born and raised in El Paso, he has been deeply involved in civic, business and community efforts in his hometown.

O’Rourke is a graduate of Columbia University. He is married to Amy Sanders and they have three children together.