From the daily archives: Monday, October 25, 2010

Franklin, Cuyahoga, Montgomery, and now Mahoning County have either already outpaced or likely to outpace the 2006 Early Vote.

From WKBN 27 in Youngstown:

The Mahoning County Board of Elections said this is a busier than normal off-year election.

"It’s been very busy compared to the 2006 governor’s election," Mahoning County Board of Elections Deputy Director Joyce Kale-Pesta said. "We counted 14,000 absentees at that time and right now we’re at 17,420."

The Board of Elections is expecting 25,000 absentee votes this year, and with the polls tightening up in the governors race, the Board of Elections […]

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One of the cool things about living in Cleveland during an election cycle is that you get to see every ad for statewide candidates that anyone ever runs.  People poo-poo on Cuyahoga centric thinking among Ohio Dems, which is fair, but just turn on the TV in prime time and that’ll tell you how important this nook of Ohio is to candidates.  Kasich and Ted are throwing haymakers on the air.  Likely the most competitive gubernatorial ad war since 1998 (we all know who lost that one, don’t we).

I don’t see a problem with any of the ads except […]

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Almost as soon as I put up a post laughing that Keeling had been strangely silent on this weekend’s Ohio Poll, Keeling puts up a rushed post that reads like it’s coming from an over-the-hill porn starlet who just can’t even manage to fake it anymore.

Yea, Kasich’s ahead a meaningless two points, and is under 50% a week before the election.

Yea, a poll that says it’s sampling of Independents is so small it has a disclaimer saying that it’s numbers may not be an accurate reflection, but I’m going to talk about a trend line there […]

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Gee, that’s weird…

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Jon Keeling (R-VA) has a poll obsession.  We all know that the second a favorable poll for Kasich comes out, he’s there with a post.  And if a poll has shown Strickland close, Keeling’s there to argue why it doesn’t matter as much as an aggregate average that includes Quinnipiac which both party leaders acknowledged cannot be believed.

Within minutes of the last Ohio Poll, Keeling was quick with a post.   Yesterday, nothing.  He was instead talking on Twitter about the importance of newspaper endorsements.   Never mind that the Cleveland Plain Dealer failed to pick the winner in […]

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