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OH-15: Poll Shows Kilroy with 8 Point Lead

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  swingstateproject.com wrote OH-15: Poll Shows Kilroy with 8 Point Lead Over Stivers  A Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research poll conducted September 30-October 1 of 401 likely voters with a 4.9 percent margin of error shows that Mary Jo Kilroy leads Steve Stivers 44-36 percent with seven percent going for Independent candidate Don Eckhart. At the […]


Dispatch endorses John McCain for president

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The Dispatch wrote For president: John McCain Sunday, October 19, 2008 For president of the United States, The Dispatch endorses Republican Sen. John McCain, whose experience, service and sacrifice for his country make him more qualified to lead the nation. At a time when the nation faces serious problems, including international economic turmoil, immigration, health […]


High court rejects GOP bid in Ohio voting dispute

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  news.yahoo.com wrote High court rejects GOP bid in Ohio voting dispute  The Supreme Court sided Friday with Ohio’s top elections official in a dispute with the state Republican Party over voter registrations. The justices overruled a federal appeals court that had ordered Ohio’s top elections official to do more to help counties verify voter […]


Issue 2: Bond to Clean Ohio

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The Lantern wrote Issue 2: Bond to Clean Ohio Wilson Dizard Issue date: 10/17/08 Ohioans will decide the fate of the Clean Ohio Fund Act in the general election this November, voting on whether the state should continue the $400 million bond program that aims to preserve and improve Ohio’s environment. The Clean Ohio ballot […]

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Issue 6 : Casino Proposal – News & Updates

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  NBC4i.com wrote Think Tank: Issue 6 A $1B Giveaway To Wealthy  Tuesday, Oct 14, 2008 By Donna Willis The right to open a casino in Southwest Ohio would be worth $1 billion if this right were offered at a public, competitive open auction. Those were the findings of a report issued Tuesday by the […]


McCain, Palin Tour Through Ohio This Week

  McCain, Palin Tour Through Ohio This Week

The Columbus Dispatch wrote McCain, Palin tour Ohio Thursday, October 9, 2008 By Mark Niquette Republican John McCain kicked off a flurry of presidential campaign stops in battleground Ohio this week with a rally yesterday in northeastern Ohio, pledging that he’ll deliver on his promises while charging that Democrat Barack Obama’s record doesn’t match his […]


Ohio adds 665,949 voters, to nearly 8.2 million

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The Dispatch wrote Ohio adds 665,949, to nearly 8.2 million Wednesday, October 8, 2008 By Mark Niquette A record number of Ohioans are registered to vote in the Nov. 4 election, for which officials expect record voter turnout because of the hard-fought presidential race. Nearly 8.2 million people are on the voter rolls in Ohio, […]


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