Beto O'Rourke defeats Barbara Carrasco to win congressional seat

POSTED: 11:10 AM MST Nov 07, 2012    UPDATED: 06:16 PM MDT Mar 10, 2014 
EL PASO, Texas -

(Nov. 2012 story)

Beto O'Rourke, the former El Paso city representative, beat Barbara Carrasco handily in the congressional race according to the unofficial final results from El Paso County Elections.

BARBARA CARRASCO  REP  50,478  32.82%
BETO O'ROURKE  DEM  100,804  65.54%
JUNART SODOY  LIB  2,529  1.64%

O'Rourke defeated incumbent Silvestre Reyes earlier this year.

(Nov. 2012 story)