From the daily archives: Tuesday, October 4, 2011

If you were looking for an example of a high-competitive swing district, you’d be hard-pressed to find one better than Ohio’s 15th, which currently takes up a good portion of the Columbus area and also happens to be where I live.

In 2006 Mary Jo Kilroy narrowly lost the 15th congressional district to incumbent Deb Pryce by about a thousand votes (out of over 220,000 votes cast). That’s less than .5%. In 2008 Kilroy came back and beat Steve Stivers by about .8%. And in 2010, Stivers rode the wave of Republican turnout to beat Mary Jo by less than […]

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