|Evan Draim stands with Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. Draim's involvement in northern Virginia Republican politics has piqued the interest of other Republicans.|
By Erik Heaney
ALEXANDRIA, VA. - While most 17 year olds were getting ready for prom or playing a varsity sport, Evan Draim was making phone calls, shaking hands, and giving speeches. That was because throughout spring, Draim was a campaigning to win one of the three delegate positions in Virginia's 8th congressional districts.
"I wanted to show that the Republican party is interested in younger voters and is interested in the issues that they care about," said Draim about his interest in Republican politics.
For a rising high school senior, Draim already had experience in political activism. As a sophomore, he created the Coalition for a Conservative Future at St. Stephen's and St. Agnes Upper School. The student group serves to interest students in politics and educate them about conservative principles.
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