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Beto coming to Livingston

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From Enterprise Staff

Beto O’Rourke will be in town Sunday with his People of Texas Town Hall to ask East Texas to support his bid to be the next Governor of Texas. The Beto campaign will host the town hall at 1 p.m. at the Across the Tracks Live Music Venue at 309 N. Jackson in Livingston.

“The club is excited that the Beto campaign is putting a focus on the voters of rural East Texas,” Willie White, president of the Democratic Club of Polk County, said. “We have a lot of voters who have felt that many past statewide campaigns ignored the rural voters. But Beto, now and during his senate race, has shown a real interest in the needs of rural East Texas.”

Polk County Democratic Party Chair-elect Ann Turney said the Beto O’Rouke campaign knows the importance of the older Democratic Party voters.

“But Beto is also addressing the needs and interest of younger voters, students and non-students alike, to bring them into the political life of Texas. Beto wants to tap the full potential of Texas, and we are joining him to make that happen,” Turney said, adding, “We also invite and encourage Republicans and Independents to take a look at what Beto has to offer Texas.”

O’Rourke is a fourth-generation Texan from El Paso and served in the U.S. Congress from the 16th Congressional District before becoming a candidate for higher office. He has directed his campaign message toward the Texas power grid problems, COVID-19, jobs, schools and education, health care, gun safety, voting rights and immigration.

“Beto is aware of the many problems facing Texans and the great potential we Texans have as we address them,” White said.

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    H.V. Davidson · 5 months ago
    This joker needs to go away and get something he has never had,,, a job... Beto can you say , would you like fries with that !!!!!!!!!!
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    Willie T · 5 months ago
    Beto needs to beat off and get the picture, we said no to senate, then no to President, now we have to tell him no to Governor office too?
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    Kenneth Holman · 5 months ago
    Dumbest ass to ever run for any office 
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    Lauren Daniels · 5 months ago
    He wants to take your guns..especially the legal gun owners..so crime gets worse and you WILL NOT be able to defend yourself, your family..and whatever is yours!
    Overall..he is blowing smoke up your azz by telling you what you want to hear..
    Vote NO🇺🇸🏛
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    Corliss Forgy · 5 months ago
    Was wanting to come but very little news about Beto coming to Livingston. You have my vote and many more from Livingston.