Troy Balderson is fastidiously avoiding the media and interaction with voters in the lead-up to the August 7th Special Election for Ohio’s 12th Congressional District. In that sense, it’s starting to look like a repeat of the Pennsylvania election of Democrat Conor Lamb.Full Story... →
With a special election just weeks away, very little coverage has focused on the GOP candidate for Ohio’s 12th Congressional district. Troy Balderson has posted some particularly swampy fundraising reports with energy companies effectively bankrolling his run for Congress.Full Story... →
There might be an anti-incumbent wave building in the midterms, as six Ohio Democrats seeking to flip districts to blue raise over $100,000, four of them topping the fundraising of the incumbents they are challenging.Full Story... →
The Columbus Dispatch’s Daily Briefing blog disclosed that apparently the Dispatch (wisely) has a policy about not writing about internal campaign polls because they are not (really?) inherently reliable.
This, of course, didn’t stop Congressman Tiberi’s campaign from trying really, really, really hard yesterday to let you know just how awesome his campaign pollster said he is.
The Dispatch notes that Brooks internally campaign polling does show Tiberi ahead, but with a much smaller lead, but within striking distance. Although I haven’t seen the numbers, my gut tells me Brooks’ poll is probably more accurate. Brooks […]Full Story... →
The Environmental Defense Fund is running ads against Pat Tiberi on climate change and energy. Seeing these a ton on TV today:
Tiberi and Souder are both Republicans. Holden is a Blue Dog Democrat. Both Republicans are in near 60/40 districts. I’m not sure about IN-3, but OH-12 is a pretty solidly Republican district that has been slowly trending more Democratic since 2002. The ads in OH-12 are good softening ads, but absent a strong challenge with a […]Full Story... →
Great new spot from David Robinson’s campaign, which drives home the message of change. After the Shamansky loss in ’06, you almost have to believe David can throw down a dunk like this if you think he can win. I guess that’s the point. We should focus more on this race here on PB as Tiberi is the worst kind of GOP patsy incumbent.
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