Kucinich Wins Virginia Democratic Party Poll By David Swanson

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By David Swanson
After Downing Street
Dec. 28, 2007

Congressman Dennis Kucinich has won the Virginia Democratic Party’s online presidential primary straw poll. Candidates in the poll included the six Democrats who have qualified to appear on the primary ballot in Virginia on February 12.

The party’s website said from the start and continues to say that the straw poll voting closed at midnight on December 23rd. In reality, it is still possible to vote and to change the totals. Since the 23rd, the numbers have increased very slightly, though not enough to alter the results. Presumably, this is because most voters are unaware that the voting is still open.

Kucinich supporters, fearing some secret plot to flood the election with votes for another candidate, have been collecting screen shots of the results each day from the website and attempting unsuccessfully to get party officials to explain why the voting is still open.

Here are the results as of December 25th, as shown in the graphic below:

Dennis Kucinich 30%
Hillary Rodham Clinton 27%
Barack Obama 14%
John R. Edwards 12%
Bill Richardson 9%
Joe Biden 9%

To view the current, slightly altered, results, go to:

and click where it says “View Results.”

Kucinich spoke at a well-attended rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on December 7th, an event that energized his volunteers and supporters. Video:
Dennis Kucinich in Charlottesville, VA (videos; McGovern)

Asked about the Democratic Party’s poll results, Kucinich volunteer Andrea Miller said what she’s been saying for months: “Dennis can win. We just have to vote for him.”

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