17-year-old Virginia Delegate Shines at Republican Convention

by AP posted Aug 28 2012 10:29AM
     TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A rising high school senior from Virginia has become a top commodity at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
     Seventeen-year-old Evan Robert Draim is believed to be the youngest delegate participating in the convention. He's been getting so many interview requests from the media that The Virginia Pilot reports the national Republican Party is helping manage the demand. 
     The Alexandria teen has been active in GOP politics since middle school and says public life is in his future.
     He argues President Obama's policies on college tuition and employment will draw in young voters who supported him four years ago. Draim turns 18 in about three weeks and will be eligible to vote. 
     Draim was selected as a Virginia delegate with backing from the Tea Party movement.
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08/28/2012 10:28AM
17-year-old Virginia Delegate Shines at Republican Convention
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