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Tracking the Ohio Primary Voting Results

Coremodels Coremodels

CNN wrote Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain will win the Vermont primaries, CNN projects Vermont gives Obama his 12th consecutive win and puts McCain 17 delegates closer to clinching the Republican nomination. In addition to Vermont, Ohio, Texas and Rhode Island are also holding contests Tuesday. In Texas, Sen. Hillary Clinton holds a two-to-one […]


Outdoor billboards to display Ohio primary results


Business Courier of Cincinnati wrote Outdoor billboards to display Ohio primary results Travelers will get updates on Ohio’s primary results March 4, on digital billboards across the state, according to the Outdoor Advertising Association of Ohio and Lamar Advertising. The billboards will display real-time election results, provided by the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, the […]

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Polls crowded on eve of primary

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Polls crowded on eve of primary Monday, March 3, 2008 People snaked through long lines in many election offices across the state today to vote early, with many trying to get their ballots in before the heavy rain and ice predicted for Ohio’s presidential primary. Elections officials were unsure whether the surge […]


Strickland’s Restructuring of the University System

 Lenny Pepperidge

Strickland and higher education Chancellor Eric Fingerhut’s 10 year plan for the future of Ohio’s system of public higher education is to be released at the end of the month. It’s rumored to be a radical departure from the philosophy underpinning the current system which was organized into its present form in the 1960s. It’s […]


Arcade Fire to Rock Ohio for Obama


Pitchfork wrote Arcade Fire to Rock Ohio for Obama Posted by Matthew Solarski and Amy Phillips in politics on Fri: 02-29-08 Win Butler can talk the talk, and now he and several of his Arcade Fire bandmates are prepared to walk the walk in support of Barack Obama’s bid for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination. […]


How the candidates stack up on urban issues

Walker Evans Walker Evans

CapCitySavvy wrote This Blog Endorses…? by Eric on February 28, 2008 With the big primary right around the corner, I thought it might be a good time to break down the major candidates’ perspectives on cities. Why not? It’s the major focus of this blog, and if you’re reading here, you’re probably interested in how […]


McCain is coming, McCain is coming

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch Blog wrote McCain is coming, McCain is coming Posted by Catherine Candisky, Statehouse reporter on February 18, 2008 Sen. John McCain will make his first primary-season visit to Ohio Tuesday night, coming to Columbus to watch the Wisconsin Republican primary results. McCain, the presumptive GOP nominee, will be at the Columbus Renaissance Hotel, […]


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