The majority of Republicans are concerned about the upcoming election cycle. Republicans are aware that the Democrats are gaining momentum in areas where voters have typically supported Republicans. The latest poll from political action committee End Citizens United shows that Democratic candidate Beto O’Rourke is a major threat to Republican incumbent Ted Cruz. This would certainly be a shocking victory for the Democrats. Other polls have supported End Citizens United as they also show that O’Rourke has closed the gap on Cruz. Here is a closer look at how this situation has unfolded. Read more about End Citizens United at politifact.com
Cruz’s Self Sabotage
Many experts believe that Cruz is sabotaging his campaign. Many voters have a less than positive view of Cruz. Cruz has developed a reputation for sometimes looking out for his own interests at the expense of his constituents. Many of the voters who have a negative opinion of Cruz admit that they are not that familiar with O’Rourke and his political views. It’s possible that many voters will vote against Cruz regardless of what the alternative is. Many voters have been impressed with O’Rourke’s charismatic speaking ability.
Beto O’Rourke’s Impression On Voters
By many accounts, O’Rourke has been much more active on the campaign trail than Cruz. O’Rourke has traveled throughout Texas looking to impact the hearts of voters. O’Rourke has visited every county in Texas. O’Rourke wants Texans to receive a good education, so that they can get their dream job. O’Rourke also plans to overhaul the health care system so that all Texans will have access to affordable health care. O’Rourke also wants to help make Texans become more welcoming of immigrants. O’Rourke has said that reuniting families that have been separated at the border is one of his main priorities.
O’Rourke has been able to raise millions of dollars without getting help from any PACs. However, Cruz will accept money from PACs, which has allowed him to operate with a larger campaign budget than O’Rourke. End Citizens United supports the grassroots advocacy work done by O’Rourke and other Democrats. End Citizens United hopes to stop the influence of money on politics. See more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/End_Citizens_United