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Vote Yourself: Primary primer

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The Alive wrote Vote Yourself: Primary primer

By John Ross

January 31, 2008

Though Super Tuesday occurs about a month before Ohio’s primary election, delegates from the Buckeye State will be crucial to the remaining candidates. Like most years, winning Ohio will factor into both the presidential primary and the general election.

At stake in Ohio are 161 Democratic delegates and 88 Republican delegates. Dems need 2,025 to win, and GOP candidates need 1,191. It’s probably been a while since your last civics class, so while you’re planning to hit the primary polls on March 4, let’s recount the basics of eligibility.


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