By Randy Singleton
NORFOLK – 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidate Beto O’Rourke campaigned in Norfolk on Tuesday (April 16). with a stop at Charlie’s American Café on Granby St. Beto (as he is affectionately known) was greeted and joined by Norfolk Delegate Jay Jones.
Beto is the first of 18 democratic presidential candidates to visit the Hampton Roads area. Current polls have Beto O’Rourke in a 3-way tie for fourth place in a crowded democratic field.
He ranks third in fundraising, outpaced only by Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg. He continued with visits to the Peninsula and Richmond.
This article originally appeared in the New Journal and Guide.