Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Ohio, The Consummate Bellwether

Previews of coming attractions?
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey in Ohio shows Republican John Kasich getting 48% of the vote while Strickland picks up just 39%. Three percent (3%) say they’d prefer a third-party candidate, and 11% are not sure who they would vote for. In September, the two men were essentially even.

Governors throughout the country are struggling with budgets and a bad economy. In New Jersey last year, incumbent Governor Jon Corzine picked up his worst polling numbers of the year at the time he announced plans to solve a budget shortfall with tax increases.

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