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Texas Elections 2018

Beto O’Rourke is betting big on Facebook ads: He’s spent more than $6 million in six months.

U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s spending in particular on the site suggests Facebook is playing a bigger role in his race this year than in any other in Texas — and possibly the country.

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso (left), is challenging U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.

Texas Elections 2018

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz defeated Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke in the race for U.S. Senate. View full 2018 Texas election results or subscribe to The Brief for the latest election news.

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Politics State government 2018 Texas U.S. Senate Election Beto O'Rourke Ted Cruz