Eleven Opponents combine to win 43% to Hope’s 57%

    ARLINGTON, VA:  Patrick Hope won a decisive victory in the Arlington Young Democrats straw poll Wednesday night, winning 57% of the vote.  This vote is the only planned straw poll this year for young voters.  

    “I have said before that this campaign is about choosing a new generation of progressive leadership,” Patrick Hope said after the results.  “This victory shows that young progressive activists are rallying behind our campaign.”

    Don Beyer, considered by some press accounts to be the “frontrunner” in this campaign, received only 1% of the vote and finished tied for last place.

    Full Results (93 votes cast)

    57% Patrick Hope

    17% Alfonso Lopez

    8% Lavern Chatman

    5% Charniele Herring

    4% Bruce Shuttleworth

    3% Adam Ebbin

    2% Derek Hyra

    1% Mark Levine

    1% Bill Euille

    1% Nancy Najarian

    1% Don Beyer


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