Although he doesn't have many supporters in the beginning of the election, he wins the election due to his excellent platform. He's widely regarded as the dark horse in the election.
dark horse指競爭對手或候選人名氣小, 很少人認為會勝出, 卻贏得比賽. 注意：不要用 black horse.
雖然他一開始沒什麼名氣, 後來卻因為極好的宣言而贏得選舉, 是大家公認的黑馬.< >
All the wok I've been putting into this project has been all for nothing because my boss is shutting it down.