In one of the most closely observed midterm elections, Beto O'Rourke narrowly lost out on being elected to the Senate, losing to the re-elected Ted Cruz.

The race in Texas became an international story as it briefly looked like O'Rourke could cause an upset against the former Republican presidential candidate.

The 46-year-old from El Paso achieved 48 per cent of the vote, but it wasn't enough to turn the traditionally Republican state Democrat, with Cruz retaining the seat he has held since 2013.

O'Rourke's positive and progressive campaign, combined with his charisma and sense of humour, saw him become a popular figure throughout the United States and his loss wasn't received too well online.

However, there were a lot of people who were highly complimentary of Beto's campaign and the potential change that he might have instigated not just in Texas, but across the US.

Now, some people are tipping O'Rourke to run for president.

Even if he wasn't successful on the night, at least he got the best endorsement any politician could hope for.

HT Daily Dot

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