O’rourke Raises $6M in Bid to Unseat Cruz

DEMOCRAT BETO O'ROURKE RAISES A HEFTY $6.7M IN HIS CAMPAIGN AGAINST TEXAS INCUMBENT REPUBLICAN SEN. TED CRUZ

(CNN) – Ted Cruz could have a significant fight ahead of him.

Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke wants to unseat the incumbent Republican senator.

His campaign announced Tuesday they raised more than $6.7 million in the first three months of 2018.

O’Rourke tweeted “No pacs, no special interests. Just people. more than 141,000 grassroots contributions. Grateful to all of you.”

Democrats haven’t held statewide office in Texas since 1994.