Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement:
“Beto O’Rourke is a fighter, advocate, and leader. In the wake of the El Paso shootings, he made the entire country proud as he focused his campaign on ending gun violence and the rise of white supremacy. We thank him for his service and leadership. He made Texas proud.
“Beto O’Rourke has done amazing things for the Democratic Party in Texas, and we look forward to his future.”