Beto O'Rourke Sings 'On the Road Again' With Willie Nelson in New Ad


U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke has launched a last-minute marketing campaign advert urging Texas residents to vote, simply sooner or later earlier than the U.S. midterm elections. The advert makes use of footage from the Turn Out for Texas Rally, the place nation legend Willie Nelson boldly affirmed his help for O'Rourke.

At the free occasion, which befell Sept. 29, Nelson and different music acts carried out to a crowd sprinkled with voter registrars. Nelson invited O'Rourke to the stage for a joint efficiency of Nelson's music "On the Road Again," referencing O'Rourke's intensive Senate marketing campaign.

"There is one thing particular taking place in Texas proper now," O’Rourke may be heard saying within the 30-second advert. "In actually small cities, in actually large cities, individuals are getting off the sidelines and into the sport. We are assembly the divisiveness that dominates our politics right now with a braveness, a energy, a giant coronary heart that would solely come from Texas."

Over the previous 20 months, O'Rourke has pushed to all 254 counties within the state of Texas. A Democrat, O'Rourke is difficult the incumbent senator Ted Cruz, who has held the junior Senate seat for Texas since 2013.

The race is anticipated to be shut. Watch the "On The Road Again" advert under.