In a thrilling night with lots of twists and turns, the 2017 Democratic Primary is complete. A record number of Democrats casts votes in Fairfax County for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and House of Delegates seats. Statewide, 543,000 Democrats voted in the Democratic Primary versus 315,000 Republicans. A clear indication of the energy and enthusiasm within the Democratic community. However, we cannot rest as we will face a strong team determined to mirror national policies and attitudes within our local community. As Fairfax Young Democrats, we need to continue to build connections within our community and make sure young people get out to the polls. Fairfax Young Democrats will be working hard for our Democratic ticket over the summer and into the fall. The election results are listed below:
Today is the Virginia Democratic Primary for the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and the House of Delegates. This is a practice test for the big event in November. Make sure your family and friends vote today. The polls will be open from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM. You can vote at your general election voting location. To verify your voting location, visit https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation. Voters need to bring a form of photo identification.
Don't forget, you can watch the election night returns with the Fairfax Young Democrats at The Greene Turtle in the City of Fairfax. We got plenty of televisions, food, and fun. The event starts at 7:00 PM. Hope to see you there!
Once the polls close for the Democratic primary, join Fairfax Young Democrats to watch the election returns at the Greene Turtle in the City of Fairfax. Meet other young Democrats from your community as we unite and get ready for the general election in the fall. Our watch party starts at 7:00 PM. Bring your friends for the historic evening in Virginia.