13th Annual Mardi Gras & Straw Poll

Straw Poll Results

1) Jennifer McClellan
2) Jennifer Carroll Foy

Lt. Governor
1) Sam Rasoul
2) Elizabeth Guzman

Attorney General
1) Mark Herring
2) Jay Jones


13th Annual Mardi Gras & Straw Poll

Hear from every candidate
for Governor, Attorney General,
and Lt. Governor during one event.


February 13, 2021
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


The Mount Vernon District Democratic Committee is holding its 13th Annual Mardi Gras & Straw Poll on Saturday, February 13, 2021.This is the longest running and most watched straw poll in Northern Virginia. It is always covered by media outlets like The Washington PostFairfax TimesBlue Virginia and other periodicals.

The celebration this year will be virtual with music, contests, speakers and Mardi Gras fun! As always, we are inviting all candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General to participate in our Straw Poll.

Get your tickets soon and consider being a sponsor of the hottest event in town!


With special guests
Rep. Gerry Connolly (VA-11th)
Rep. Don Beyer (VA-8th)

and special messages from

Governor Ralph Northam and
Senator Tim Kaine

Big Easy BasketThe Big Easy Basket
Gerry Connolly
(VA 11th)
Don Beyer
(VA 8th)
During the event you can bid in a Silent Auction for the Big Easy Basket with everything you need to celebrate Mardi Gras, and even a couple of tickets for when we get together again in person at the 2022 Mt. Vernon Mardi Gras!


Thank You Sponsors
Bourbon Street Masquerade
Paul KrizekSurovell
for State Senate
Paul Jameson
LexaLynn Hooper
Peter and Catherine Morosoff
Kate Spears
Robert Surovell
Lee Carter for Virginia
Rick & Judy Joyce
Delegate Vivian Watts
Cragg Hines
Janet Myhre
Delegate Mark Sickles
Carlos & Betty Del Toro


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