2017-11-08 / Front Page

Barnett concedes in 27th District race


Larry Barnett Larry Barnett Larry Barnett, the Democratic challenger to state Del. Roxann Robinson, R-27th, conceded Thursday afternoon. Barnett narrowly lost his bid for the House of Delegates on Tuesday, coming within 124 votes of unseating Robinson.

“I want to congratulate Ms. Robinson on her victory, and I wish her the best,” Barnett said in a statement. “This campaign has been such an unbelievable experience for me. I was amazed at the support we saw on the ground and I want to thank everyone who was involved with our grassroots campaign. Despite our loss, the volunteers and support from the people in my district made this experience worth it. I will continue to be a voice in my community and advocate for affordable health care, stronger public schools, and allowing our community to prosper.”

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