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  • Democrat Poll Worker Charged With Multiple Counts of Illegal Voting

    03/13/2013 9:01:59 AM PDT · by yoe · 14 replies
    Last Resistance ^ | March 11, 2013 | Gordan Runyan
    A Cincinnati news agency is (is reporting) that three Ohio voters have been charged with voting improperly. One is a nun who voted in place of her nun friend who died before the election. The nun is pleading guilty to the charge and is resigning her position. Another, Melowese Richardson, 58, a long-time poll worker and (according to today’s broadcast on this story by Fox News) loyal Obama supporter, is charged with either eight or nine counts of voting for other people. They seem to have been mostly relatives of hers. Fox News also adds that she at first admitted...
  • Cincinnati poll worker charged with voting half dozen times in November

    03/12/2013 11:20:20 AM PDT · by Uncle Chip
    Fox News ^ | March 11, 2013 | Eric Shawn
    <p>She admitted voting twice in the presidential election last November, and now, Obama supporter Melowese Richardson has been indicted for allegedly voting at least six times. She also is charged with illegal voting in 2008 and 2011.</p> <p>The 58-year-old veteran Cincinnati poll worker, indicted Monday, faces eight counts of voter fraud. Two others, one of whom is a nun, have been charged separately.</p>
  • Cincinnati poll worker charged with voting half dozen times in November (For Obama, perhaps?)

    03/12/2013 7:59:09 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03/11/13 | Eric Shawn
    She admitted voting twice in the presidential election last November, and now, Obama supporter Melowese Richardson has been indicted for allegedly voting at least six times. She also is charged with illegal voting in 2008 and 2011. The 58-year-old veteran Cincinnati poll worker, indicted Monday, faces eight counts of voter fraud. Two others, one of whom is a nun, have been charged separately. Richardson had admitted on camera to a local TV station, "Yes, I voted twice," claiming she was concerned that her vote would not count. She also said there "was no intent on my part to commit any...
  • Election Fraud? Obama Won More Than 99 Percent Of The Vote In More Than 100 Ohio Precincts

    11/12/2012 10:18:27 AM PST · by blam · 66 replies
    TAD ^ | 11-12-2012 | Michael Snyder
    Election Fraud? Obama Won More Than 99 Percent Of The Vote In More Than 100 Ohio Precincts By Michael Snyder November 11th, 2012 Barack Obama received more than 99% of the vote in more than 100 precincts in Cuyahoga County, Ohio on election day. In fact, there were a substantial number of precincts where Mitt Romney got exactly zero votes. So how in the world did this happen? Third world dictators don't even get 99% of the vote. Overall, Mitt Romney received 30.12% of the vote in Cuyahoga County. There were even a bunch of precincts in Cuyahoga County that...
  • Newt: I think we’ll carry Pennsylvania and Ohio

    11/05/2012 7:47:31 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 45 replies
    The Right Scoop via CNN ^ | November 5th, 2012 | Piers Morgan
    Newt was on with Piers Morgan tonight and said that he believe Romney will carry both Pennsylvania and Ohio. First on Pennsylvania, he said people tend to forget that the state has a Republican governor, a Republican senator, a Republican House majority, a Republican state House and Senate and it’s coal country where they are not happy with Obama. He also says regarding Ohio that in coal country there will be quite a few Democrat votes cast for Mitt Romney, so it can’t be taken for granted that just because it’s a Democrat vote it is an Obama vote. He...
  • Stat Analysis: Cuyahoga Early Vote Numbers Show Romney Cutting Obama 2008 Lead in STATE by 26%

    11/05/2012 7:20:23 PM PST · by therightliveswithus · 32 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 11/5/2012 | Matthew
    Down 16% overall, down from 54,340 in 2008 to 45,337 this year-- down 9,007 or 16%. And most of the decline came from Democratic voters. The numbers show a huge increase in GOP voters here: Democrats: 127,741 53.36% or 89% of 2008 Republicans: 47,091 19.67% or 138% of 2008 Other: 64,544 26.96 or 78% of 2008 Total: 239,376 or 84% of 2008 Compare this with the 2008 results: Obama: 458,422 69.05% McCain: 199,880 30.11% Total difference: 258,242 If GOP voting is up 38% in just the early voting and the Republicans are better prepared for election day, they could narrow...
  • Mitt Romney Adds Election Day Campaign Events (Cleveland, Pittsburgh)

    11/05/2012 12:19:38 PM PST · by kristinn · 75 replies
    ABC News ^ | Monday, November 5, 2012 | Emily Friedman
    Mitt Romney has been chanting “one more day” all day today on the stump, but as it turns out, he will campaign for yet another day, Tuesday, Election Day. A campaign official said today that after Romney votes in his hometown of Belmont, Mass., tomorrow morning he will head to two swing states, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The stops will be in Cleveland and Pittsburgh. It was not immediately clear how many events would be held in each state or what kind of events they will be.
  • How Sherrod Brown Pleased The Communist Party (Newly discovered Brown editorial in Communist paper)

    11/03/2012 1:04:48 PM PDT · by Qbert · 11 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 30 Oct 2012 | KURT RAND
    Newly uncovered press items from the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) are raising concerns about how the CPUSA might be influencing Sherrod Brown’s policy stances. The CPUSA appears to believe it has a vested interest in the senator.  Prior to his public announcement of candidacy for the Ohio Senate seat, Brown exhibited affinity with the CPUSA by permitting an editorial he authored to be published in the communist paper, the People’s World.  In the piece, Brown argued that mild entitlement reforms passed in 2003 justified lamenting that “democracy crumbles under the cover of darkness.” Apparently, CPUSA agreed with the senator. In the midst of Brown’s first...
  • OBAMA'S CLEVELAND RALLY ATTENDANCE 20X LOWER THAN 2008

    11/03/2012 11:36:53 AM PDT · by barmag25 · 61 replies
    breitbart ^ | 3 Nov 2012 | JOHN NOLTE
    Last night, in the cold and with long lines, 30,000 people showed up in Ohio to see Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. That same day, Obama attracted a meager 2,800. But enthusiasm for President FailureTeleprompter can be judged by more than comparisons with Romney. In 2008, at his last stop in Cleveland, a Democrat stronghold, Obama attracted 80,000 people. This morning, at his last 2012 stop in that same city, Obama could only attract 4,000. Team Obama will spin, as they have throughout the campaign, and tell their stenographers in the Corrupt Media that they've intentionally chosen smaller, more personal...
  • FiveThirtyEight Blog Doubles Down: Ohio a Near Lock for Obama

    10/27/2012 3:39:14 PM PDT · by nwrep · 107 replies
    The New York Times, FiveThirtyEight Blog | October 27, 2012 | nwrep
    Click on the link below for the analysis. http://fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/27/oct-26-state-poll-averages-usually-call-election-right/ There are some good points that this blog makes about why Ohio might be out of reach for Romney. It boils down to the fact that all polls show the race as tied as best in Ohio - not a single poll has shown R&R leading there. The average lead for 0 based on OH state polls is around 2 points, enough to put him over the top in Ohio based on historical trends correlating polls to actual results. I have read articles here from prognosticators, tea leaf readers and political...
  • In fiery speech, Giuliani calls on Obama to resign, faults him for Libya (at huge Ohio Romney rally)

    11/02/2012 6:54:49 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 104 replies
    CNN ^ | 11-2-2012 | Ashley Killough
    In fiery speech, Giuliani calls on Obama to resign, faults him for Libya by CNN's Ashley Killough (CNN) - Not long after taking a few seconds of silence for those affected by Superstorm Sandy, Rudy Giuliani began ripping into President Barack Obama on Friday while speaking at major campaign event for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan in Ohio. The former New York City mayor delivered a series of blistering zingers against the president, rallying the massive crowd with line after line of reasons why Obama should "resign" and faulting him for "incompetence" over the Libya consulate attacks.
  • Election 2012: Ohio Senate Ohio Senate: Brown (D) 48%, Mandel (R) 48%

    11/03/2012 9:00:06 AM PDT · by barryobi · 18 replies
    rasmussen ^ | 11/03/2012 | ras
    The U.S. Senate race in Ohio remains a close one. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Ohio Voters shows Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown and his Republican challenger Josh Mandel each earning 48% support. Two percent (2%) like some other candidate, and another two percent (2%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook. The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Ohio was conducted on November 1, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin...
  • 30,000 for Romney-Ryan Rally in West Chester, Ohio (inspiring photos!)

    11/03/2012 6:57:48 AM PDT · by NYer · 115 replies
    battlegroundwatch ^ | November 2, 2012
    Line of the night: Romney: “He asked his supporters to vote for revenge — for revenge. Instead I ask the American people to vote for love of country.” Mitt Romney:Saturday, November 3, 2012 Newington, New Hampshire Dubuque, Iowa Colorado Springs, Colorado Englewood, ColoradoSunday, November 4, 2012 Des Moines, Iowa Cleveland, Ohio Morrisville, Pennsylvania Newport News, VirginiaMonday, November 5, 2012 Sanford, Florida Lynchburg, Virginia Fairfax, Virginia Columbus, Ohio Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Romney’s Friday Night Ohio Rally Features… Everyone. EVERYONE.

    11/01/2012 7:16:28 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 47 replies
    National Review ^ | 11-1-2012 | Jim Geraghty
    <p>And we’ve just learned moments ago that Kid Rock will perform!</p> <p>Get off work early! Rearrange your schedule! Do whatever it takes to attend. Bring your family and friends. We want to make this a media event that the lamestream media cannot ignore to show the growing momentum Romney has all across America!</p>
  • Romney is well positioned to win Ohio

    10/31/2012 4:00:36 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 15 replies
    The small but consistent leads that pollsters are giving President Obama in Ohio are based on the notion that Republicans will not show up on Election Day. What started as a couple of polls with questionable samples has become a consensus. Pollsters, with few exceptions, are predicting that Democrats will at least maintain their turnout edge from 2008 if not increase it. A sampling of the crosstabs from recent Ohio polling reveals the following:
  • Report from Romney Rally in Ohio

    10/30/2012 2:44:31 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 25 replies
    The Rush Limbaugh Program ^ | 30 October 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Here's Julie in Kettering, Ohio. Great to have you on the EIB Network. Hello. CALLER: Hi. How are you? I'm so honored to talk to you. RUSH: Thank you very much. CALLER: This is like a dream come true. This is my lucky day. RUSH: Well, thank you. I appreciate that. CALLER: Well, not only do I get to talk to you, but I did get to see Mitt Romney for the second time here in Ohio today. And I just wanted to make sure that the media doesn't try and play this that he was campaigning...
  • Rasmussen has Romney up in Ohio and he's likely to stay there

    10/30/2012 9:04:11 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 17 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/30/2012 | Doug Book
    Since February 8th, Mitt Romney has led only once in the Rasmussen poll of likely Ohio voters and that was ages ago, in May. At the beginning of October, Obama was ahead by the thinnest of margins, just 1 point. But results from the Sunday, October 28th poll show Romney with a 2 point lead, 50-48, breaking the 48-48 tie of the previous week. (1) Nearly one third of Ohio voters have already cast their ballots and among these early voters, Obama has a lead of 62%-36%. But according to Rasmussen, the good news is that “… Romney has a...
  • Dispatch from the Ohio Front

    10/30/2012 1:36:51 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    Red State ^ | October 30, 2012 | Tennessean
    Just over a week ago, I along with fifty other Tennesseans boarded a charter bus and began a five hour trek to the front lines of the 2012 fight for the Presidency. We arrived in southwestern Ohio at roughly 10 PM EST that Friday night. Upon our arrival to our hotel, we received our room assignments and initial instructions. Then we bedded down for the night. The next morning a slight drizzling rain and colder conditions greeted us. We again boarded the charter bus and left for the Butler County Victory Center located 15 minutes away. We received a quick...
  • Latest Ohio Poll Numbers Show Obama with 4 Point Lead; Brown Opens Up 11 Point Edge on Mandel

    10/29/2012 4:37:29 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 57 replies
    The Cleveland Leader ^ | October 29, 2012 | Eugene McCormick
    Supporters of Barack Obama may be breathing a little easier this morning as Public Policy Polling show the president with a 51-47 advantage over Republican challenger Mitt Romney. The new numbers come a day after Ohio news organizations showed a dead heat at 49-49 according to their data. What the previous poll did not show was the result of the third, and final, debate between the two men who are battling for residency for four years in the White House. Last week, PPP showed Obama leading only 49-48. [Snip] PPP surveyed 718 likely voters throughout the Buckeye State. The...
  • It's all over but the crying part 2, why the media isn't telling you the truth (Ohio)

    10/28/2012 7:06:10 PM PDT · by tatown · 60 replies
    Bill Spetrino Blog ^ | 10/28/12 | Bill Spetrino
    Every major poll has Barack Obama leading Mitt Romney in the pivotal state of Ohio.In the last 70 years Ohio has selected the winner EVERY year except in 1960. This year should be no different. Now I am born and raised in Ohio and have spent OVER 50 years here. I doubt seriously that NO person who understands investing ,predicting the future and knows more about Ohio politics than me. First question is why is the national media polls (even Fox )all showing Mr Obama with a lead or a tie? It is simple and you can decide for yourself...
  • Romney event in Marion, Ohio doesn't start for 3 hours, but

    10/28/2012 3:50:49 PM PDT · by Snuph · 28 replies
    twitter ^ | 10/28/2012 | Jonathan Karl
    Romney event in Marion, Ohio doesn't start for 3 hours, but already there's a long line of people waiting in the rain pic.twitter.com/zqnXEolm
  • National Polls vs. Ohio Polls: Which Are Right?

    10/28/2012 3:17:53 PM PDT · by Snuph · 6 replies
    National Review ^ | October 28, 2012 | Josh Jordan
    Ever since the first debate in Denver, Mitt Romney has been on an upward trajectory in the polls. While he has leveled off somewhat over the last week, nationally he has turned a four-point deficit into a one-point lead. The lead actually jumps to two points if you include only the eight most recent national (non-online) polls. In those polls, Romney leads independents by an average of 17.5 points, which is a remarkable increase over the past month, and an amazing reversal of Obama’s 8-point lead with independents in the 2008 election. Romney has now been at or above 50...
  • Gravis Poll Of Ohio: 0 50%, R 49% (Dems 40%, GOP 32%)

    10/28/2012 3:37:05 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 40 replies
    Gravis Marketing conducted an automated survey of 730 likely voters in Ohio October 27, 2012. The margin of error for the survey is +/-3.6% and higher for subgroups. Results shown by gender and party represent those respondents within those subgroups. All numbers shown in the tables represent percentages rounded to the nearest whole percentage. The questions were asked in the order of the question numbers which appear in this report. Results only include respondents who answered that they were registered voters, somewhat likely, likely, or very likely to vote. The statistical methodology comprised weighing various groups for anticipated voting proportions,...
  • Gov. John Kasich Predicts Romney Wins Ohio

    10/28/2012 10:49:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 10/28/2012 | By Stephen Feller
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich declared Sunday that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is now poised to beat President Barack Obama in his critical battleground state. Appearing on NBC's “Meet the Press,” Kasich cited internal campaign polling that shows Romney with a lead in The Buckeye State. This was the first time that Kasich said Romney could carry the state. He pointed to a swing in momentum since the first presidential debate in which Romney bested President Obama’s lackluster performance. The debates were a turning point in Romney’s campaign for president because they gave people a chance to see him, rather...
  • Romney and Ryan barnstorm Ohio as new poll shows tied race

    10/28/2012 3:12:11 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 4 replies
    October 28, 2012, 1:40 p.m. CELINA, Ohio — As a newly released poll shows a dead heat between President Obama and Mitt Romney in this critical battleground state, the GOP ticket is barnstorming Ohio on Sunday and saying they feel surging momentum in the closing days of the campaign. "I'm heartened by what we're seeing across the country — large crowds of independents, some Democrats, a lot of Republicans, coming together and enthusiastically getting behind this campaign,” Romney told thousands of cheering supporters in a basketball field house here. “And they know what's at stake. They know this is a...
  • Vanloads of Somalians driven to the polls in Ohio

    10/27/2012 4:47:31 PM PDT · by tsowellfan · 22 replies
    Two volunteer poll workers at an Ohio voting station told Human Events that they observed van loads of Ohio residents born in Somalia — the state is home to the second-largest Somali population in the United States — being driven to the voting station and guided by Democratic interpreters on the voting process. No Republican interpreters were present, according to these volunteers...
  • Kerry Surging In Ohio (10-22-04)

    10/27/2012 11:28:55 AM PDT · by Arthurio · 8 replies
    MYDD ^ | 10-22-04
    Kerry Surging in Ohio by Chris Bowers, Fri Oct 22, 2004 at 11:47:29 AM EDT All week long, Ohio has been a source of great excitement: The latest poll from Scripps just adds fuel to our momentum: Kerry Bush Scripps 49 43 Gallup 50 45 Fox* 44 49 SUSA* 49 47 ABC 50 46 Zogby* 48 51 M-D* 45 46 Rass* 47 47 Ucincy* 48 46 * = likely voters. Further, earlier today the Ohio Supreme Court officially rejected Nader's plea to be on the ballot (PDF). Things just keep getting better. Kerry Bush Simple Mean 47.8 46.7 Central...
  • Portman: 'If We Don't Win Ohio, It's Tough To See Us Winning The Election Nationally'

    10/27/2012 11:05:03 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 67 replies
    NBCNews ^ | October 27, 2012 | Andrew Rafferty
    Portman: 'If We Don't Win Ohio, It's Tough To See Us Winning The Election Nationally' By NBC's Andrew Rafferty FAIRVIEW PARK, OH -- Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, the chairman of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's campaign in the Buckeye State, said Friday that it would be tough for Romney to win the election without carrying Ohio. "I'm feeling the pressure not just because I'm chairing the effort here in Ohio, but mostly because I feel the pressure for our country and what's going to happen over the next four years," Portman told NBC News on Friday while traveling between campaign...
  • Meat Loaf endorses Romney at rally in Defiance

    10/25/2012 6:58:59 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 120 replies
    Toledo Blade ^ | October 25, 2012
    DEFIANCE, Ohio - Mitt Romney rallied a large crowd in the high school football stadium here tonight after surprise musical guest Meat Loaf belted out an endorsement for the Republican presidential nominee to the crowd of 12,000 people. Mr. Romney ended a three-city tour of Ohio here and then was to stay overnight at the Hilton Toledo Hotel, with no public events planned. He is expected to fly out of Toledo Express Airport Friday morning to go to a campaign event in another swing state, Iowa, before returning for a rally Friday night in North Canton, Ohio. Meat Loaf said...
  • Obama Magic gone in Ohio?

    10/25/2012 1:21:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/25/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    In 2008, Barack Obama campaigned like a rock star, especially in places hard hit by the economy, like Ohio --- which Obama won by five points in the election, while enjoying a D+8 turnout. Four years later, the rock-star vibe has utterly faded, and the campaign has turned into a grind for Team Obama as they dig up every vote they can find to try to hold off a resurgent Mitt Romney in the Buckeye State. Byron York describes it as "the magic is gone": Messina is particularly focused on what are called low-propensity or sporadic voters --- that is,...
  • Time Poll Puts Obama Up Five in Ohio, BUT…

    10/25/2012 7:38:02 AM PDT · by Qbert · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 24, 2012 | BRYAN PRESTON
    The sampling is daft. Here’s Time’s write-up, but here are the crosstabs. You’re welcome to read all 49 pages, but here’s the kicker: The sample is D 39, R 30. That’s higher than the 2008 differential. This poll is at best an outlier, and at worst bogus. CNN just cited it without noting the sampling problem. That’s how the MSM game is played.
  • Why Romney Doesn’t Need a Poll Lead in Ohio

    10/25/2012 7:12:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/25/2012 | Josh Jordan
    The race for Ohio is slowly tightening, but Mitt Romney does not hold a lead in a single poll in the current Real Clear Politics average (he is tied in two). Two polls from Time and CBS/Quinnipiac have grabbed headlines by showing Obama a five-point lead in each. Romney is chipping away at Obama’s poll lead, but the Democratic advantage in party-ID has increased across these polls. When looking at the polls in Ohio, it is becoming entirely possible that Mitt Romney should be able to win Ohio without ever showing a consistent lead in the polls, or any lead...
  • Ohio Senate: Brown (D) 48%, Mandel (R) 44%

    10/24/2012 12:13:10 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 20 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | October 24, 2012
    Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown continues to hold a modest advantage over his Republican challenger, Josh Mandel, in Ohio's U.S. Senate race. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the Buckeye State finds Brown with 48% support to Mandel's 44%. Two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate, while five percent (5%) are undecided.
  • Election 2012: Ohio President Ohio: Obama 48%, Romney 48% (Ras)

    10/24/2012 5:18:24 AM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 80 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | Wednesday, October 24, 2012 | Rasmussen
    With just two weeks to go until Election Day, the race for Ohio’s 18 Electoral College votes is a tie. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Ohio Voters, taken the night after the final presidential debate, shows both President Obama and Mitt Romney attracting 48% of the vote. Two percent (2%) plan to vote for some other candidate, and three percent (3%) are undecided.
  • (October 4, 2012 Reprise)Ohio shocker: GOP closes early voting gap, boosting Romney

    10/23/2012 10:14:26 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 15 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 4, 2012 | 11:22 am
    In a remarkable reversal of fortune for President Obama in Ohio, the GOP has closed the huge gap in absentee ballot requests used by early voters that favored the Democrats and the president in 2008, setting up what one state analyst said could be a Mitt Romney blowout on Election Day.
  • Video: CBS focus group in Ohio picks Romney the winner

    10/23/2012 8:50:35 AM PDT · by Justaham · 29 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 10/23/12 | Ed Morrissey
    Charlie Rose and Norah O’Donnell seem a little surprised by the results of this focus group conducted by CBS during last night’s debate, a group that consists of eight undecided voters in Ohio — a critical swing state for both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Conventional wisdom and spot polls showed Obama winning a narrow victory over Romney in last night’s debate, but that’s not how CBS’ independents saw it:
  • On the basis of sound leadership, re-elect Obama: endorsement editorial (Cleveland Plain Dealer)

    10/22/2012 9:13:02 AM PDT · by Jim from C-Town · 26 replies
    The Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | October 22, 2012 | The Plain Dealer Editorial Board
    Four years ago, this newspaper's editorial board enthusiastically endorsed Barack Obama, then a young senator from Illinois, for president of the United States. As much as we admired the long and courageous service of his Republican opponent, Sen. John McCain, we believed that the nation needed fresh ideas and the fresh start that a leader with Obama's charisma and only-in-America backstory could provide. Today, we recommend President Obama's re-election. He has led the nation back from the brink of depression.
  • Poll: Obama's lead in Ohio narrows(Quinnipiac U. O 50% R 45%)

    10/22/2012 1:27:02 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 16 replies
    cbs ^ | October 22, 2012, 7:00 AM
    President Obama is holding on to a five-point lead over Republican Mitt Romney in Ohio, but that margin has been cut in half since September, according to a new Quinnipiac University/CBS News poll. Mr. Obama holds a 50 to 45 percent lead over Romney among likely voters in the Buckeye State, down from a 53 to 43 percent advantage on Sept. 26. Three percent of likely voters there are undecided. A gender gap persists: President Obama still has a double-digit advantage among women, 55 to 40 percent (down from a 60 to 35 percent lead in the September poll), while...
  • Suffolk Poll of Ohio: Tied at 47% Sample is D+4. Sample voted for Obama in 08 by 6% (he won by 5%)

    10/22/2012 10:48:56 AM PDT · by Arthurio · 27 replies
    Suffolk Poll of Ohio: Tied at 47% Sample is D+4. Sample voted for Obama in 08 by 6% (he won by 5%)
  • Suffolk Poll: Obama, Romney Tied In Ohio

    10/22/2012 11:54:50 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 4 replies
    TPM LIVEWIRE ^ | 10-22-2012 | Tom Kludt
    President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney are deadlocked in the historical bellwether of Ohio, according to a poll from Suffolk University released Monday. The poll shows Obama and Romney each earning the support of 47 percent of likely Buckeye State voters. Both Obama and Romney are also viewed favorably by 50 percent of Ohio voters.
  • October 22, 2012 - Women Put Obama Up 5 Points In Ohio,

    10/22/2012 7:18:57 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 72 replies
    Riding a wave of strong support among women, President Barack Obama holds a 50 - 45 percent lead over Republican Gov. Mitt Romney among likely voters in the crucial swing state of Ohio, according to a Quinnipiac University/CBS News poll released today, half the 53 - 43 percent margin he held when Quinnipiac/CBS News/the New York Times surveyed Buckeye likely voters September 26.
  • Romney closing in on Obama in Ohio in CBS/Q-poll

    10/22/2012 9:12:14 AM PDT · by cdchik123 · 8 replies
    hotair ^ | 10/21/12 | Ed Morrissey
    Lots of buzz about the latest CBS News/Quinnipiac poll in Ohio, taken after the second debate, and especially about its methodology. Let’s take a look at the toplines first, which despite the rather silly sample shows Mitt Romney with the momentum in the Buckeye State: President Obama is holding on to a five-point lead over Republican Mitt Romney in Ohio, but that margin has been cut in half since September, according to a new Quinnipiac University/CBS News poll. Mr. Obama holds a 50 to 45 percent lead over Romney among likely voters in the Buckeye State, down from a 53...
  • Ohio Is Closer than You Think (Superb analysis!)

    10/20/2012 7:18:52 AM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 45 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 10/20/12 | Josh Jordan
    Just a few weeks ago, Ohio was a state that was considered almost every media outlet to be a solid lock for Obama. ThereÂ’s no need to rehash the actual headlines, but some even suggested Romney give up on Ohio and look elsewhere for a path to victory. Before the first debate, Romney was down 5.6 in RCPÂ’s Buckeye State average. Today he is down 2.5, cutting his deficit by more than half, presumably in large part due to his strong first-debate performance. Here are a few reasons why itÂ’s even closer than that: Democratic turnout advantage from 2008 probably...
  • Mittmentum: New polls in Ohio Better Than They Appear

    10/21/2012 8:00:21 PM PDT · by KansasGirl · 33 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/21/12 | Josh Jordan
    Two new Ohio polls came out yesterday after my Ohio post, from from Gravis Marketing and PPP, both of which point to a razor-thin race in the most coveted swing state. A closer look at each poll shows just how much Romney has gained since the debates, and why he would be absolutely thrilled if these polls were accurate on Election Day. The poll from Gravis Marketing shows Obama and Romney tied at 47 percent. But that’s as good as it gets for Obama. Among the most interesting tidbits from the poll: Romney leads Obama by 19 percent among independents,...
  • IBD/TIPP Poll - Is it Credible?

    10/20/2012 1:32:29 PM PDT · by NY4Romney · 49 replies
    The latest IBD/TIPP Poll shows Obama up 3, 47 to 44 (though that's due to rounding, it's actually only Obama up 2.6%). Now, both sides love to discredit any poll that doesn't look good for them: look at how the left is freaking out about the "outlier" of a Gallup poll. I don't do that..I've seen many polls that look bad for Romney that I actually find believable once looking at the internals. I never discredit a poll just because I don't like it - I just call it like I see it. Having said that... The IBD/TIPP poll is...
  • Romney rolls into tie with Obama in Ohio [R 47 O 47 D+9]

    10/20/2012 2:50:49 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 21 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Saturday, October 20, 2012 | Daniel Doherty
    The latest Gravis Marketing poll conducted in Ohio shows Governor Romney and President Obama locked in a virtual dead heat, 47% to 47%. .. snip.. Governor Romney leads with independents 52 to 33 percent. snip.. Considering no Republican candidate has ever won the presidency without first winning Ohio, the internals from this survey are rather encouraging. In fact, the ridiculous D/R/I sample breakdown — which is 41/32/27(!) — suggests that despite the obvious skew the Buckeye State is unquestionably up for grabs.
  • Fox News Poll: Support for Obama Dips in Ohio (46 O-43 R)

    10/19/2012 4:15:05 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 30 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | 10/19/2010 | Dana Blanton
    Despite a dip in support, Barack Obama retains a narrow 46-43 percent edge over Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the Buckeye state. Obama topped Romney by seven percentage points in Ohio a month ago (49-42 percent). The president has lost ground among independents (down 10 points from September), women (down eight points) and voters under age 35 (down six points).
  • The GOP's Ohio Advantage

    10/19/2012 1:32:46 PM PDT · by profit_guy · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Oct 2012, 1:13 PM PDT | Rick Wiley
    With eighteen days till Election Day, the momentum is firmly on the Republican side in Ohio. President Obama has offered no positive vision for the next four years, and after voters heard from the two candidates during the debates, the GOP has surged in Ohio. For weeks our unprecedented ground game has been setting records in voter contacts, and now it is paying off. The proof is in absentee ballot and early voting totals.
  • OHIO the key to Romney winning the White House

    10/19/2012 10:24:45 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10.19/2012 | Doug Book
    Though it has often been suggested that the winner of Ohio will walk away with the presidency, in 2012 that repeatedly asserted chestnut might well be true. Counting states which lean towards Romney and are likely or solidly in his corner, Real Clear Politics (RCP) claims the Governor currently has 206 electoral votes. Obama has a total of 201. There are ten states which are considered toss-ups. They are (with their electoral votes): Colorado (9); Florida (29); Iowa (6); Michigan (16); Nevada (6); New Hampshire (4); Ohio (18); Pennsylvania (20); Virginia (13); and Wisconsin (10). (1) According to an article...
  • Republicans point to early vote gains in Ohio

    10/18/2012 11:14:02 PM PDT · by Arthurio · 7 replies
    Middleburg Heights, Ohio (CNN) - They got smoked in the early voting game in 2008, but this time around Republicans are closing the gap with Democrats. Most observers here expect the early vote to tilt toward President Barack Obama, as it did in 2008. The Obama campaign has worked overtime to get their supporters to vote early and successfully sued the Ohio secretary of state to keep early voting locations open through the weekend preceding Election Day. – Follow the Ticker on Twitter: @PoliticalTicker – Check out the CNN Electoral Map and Calculator and game out your own strategy for...