Don Beyer Tops Straw Poll for 8th District Congressional Seat

Don Beyer’s campaign for the Democratic nomination to succeed Rep. Jim Moran got a boost this week as Beyer won a straw poll conducted at Rep. Gerry Connolly’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. Attendees cast their votes in a straw poll measuring support among the 11 candidates seeking the Democratic nomination to succeed the retiring Moran as Virginia’s 8th District congressman. Beyer topped the field, with 34 percent of the vote.

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