Ground Game Texas

Texas Senate seats have been red for a quarter century — Congressman Beto O’Rourke hopes to change that.

This real-time documentary series illustrates the inside story of the Texas Senate race between incumbent Senator Ted Cruz and upstart Democrat Beto O’Rourke in episodes on Facebook Watch.

Episode 6

‘Come and take it’

Election 2018 inspired a new generation of voters. While the outcome is what many predicted, politics in Texas may never be the same.

Episode 5

On the fence

Texas shares 1,254 miles of border with Mexico, so it’s no surprise that immigration fires up voters. Our Southern border signifies a liability for some, and a respite for others.

Episode 4

So goes Texas

Tarrant County is one of the last urban counties in America that is reliably Republican, but Democrats are trying to change that. As a critical bellwether district, it has big implications for the balance of power in Texas and beyond.

Episode 3

Just Beto, just Ted

The debate showed two candidates under a bright national spotlight—we got a more intimate perspective from the women who know them best.

Episode 2

The Harvey factor

More than a year after Hurricane Harvey, some Texans still waiting for relief plan to take their frustration to the polls. Others may not go to the polls at all.

Episode 1

America on steroids

Polls are tightening in the Texas Senate race where Beto O’Rourke is running on personality, and Ted Cruz is running on ideology.


Introducing Ground Game: Texas

This episodic video series gives you a front-row seat to a modern political campaign in one of the most buzzworthy Senate races of 2018.