From the daily archives: Wednesday, September 28, 2011

In an incumbent race where the challenger is largely unknown, conventional polling wisdom is the incumbent’s scoring on whether people think the incumbent deserves re-election is the most accurate predictor of the general election result.  An incumbent in the low 40s or below is in serious trouble, but an incumbent with 50% or more is viewed as an almost certain bet to win re-election.

According to the latest Quinnipiac poll, Sherrod Brown would fall in the latter, but President Obama the former.  Brown is, by far, the most popular elected official in the State of Ohio as the only […]

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Last weekend John Kasich hosted The Ohio Governor’s 21st Century Energy & Economic Development Summit in Columbus. According to the event’s website, the Governor’s goal was to bring “together a diverse group of leaders to discuss the future of Ohio’s energy policy and lay the foundation for a comprehensive Energy and Economic Development Policy.” The Kasich Administration says they will consider the “points of view” of these energy leaders while developing their energy policy.

Again, according to the website:

The speakers and panelists were carefully selected to represent a diverse cross-section of highly qualified experts from energy producers and […]

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