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Wow! A complete sweep. Although the polling sample has 8% more Democrats voting than GOP (sounds about right). Also, the poll found that 35% of respondents are voting a straight DEM ticket. The last poll was 9/24/06.

Lets just hope that the rain holds off for election day.

Governor
(D)Strickland   67 (52)
(R)Blackwell    31 (33)

US Senate
(D)Brown         62 (47)
(R)DeWine       38 (42)

Secretary of State
(D)Brunner       58 (36)
(R)Hartmann     37 (28)

Auditor
(D)Sykes       55 (44)
(R)Taylor       45 (32)

AG
(D)Dann            55 (39)
(R)Montgomery   45 (47)

Treasurer
(D)Cordray      64 (45)
(R)O'Brien       36 (34)

Originally posted to GoBucks on Sun Nov 05, 2006 at 05:50 AM PST.

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  •  Great! A couple of details to add: (5+ / 0-)
    1. Note the Columbus Dispatch's incredulous headline, "Could it be this bad for the GOP?"  Priceless.
    1. Their web graphic emphasizes the sweep and the margins.
    1. Technical point: 1541 registered voters. They've got nice breakdownsby gender, age, etc.

    Ohio will provide some of the best moments on the early parts of Tuesday night.

    "One does not discover new lands without consenting to leave sight of the shore for a very long time." -Andre Gide

    by pat208 on Sun Nov 05, 2006 at 05:53:49 AM PST

  •  the senate poll looks wacky (1+ / 0-)
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    Do Tell

    mason dixon has the ohio senate race with brown with a 6 point lead.He does not have a 24 point lead, although he will win going away.

    •  What about timing? (0+ / 0-)

      Wasn't this poll carried out after the GOP wrote off DeWine and left him to run attack ads on his own money?

      Also, the last utility bill will be the first one with some seriously cold nights in it, and given the long running Brown message of DeWine getting big contributions from energy companies, that will take a bite of its own.

      However, there is a good chance that the difference comes from different likely voter breakdowns, either a different screen, or different people coming up in the screen, due to different timing. In most parts of the country, and quite definitely in Ohio, if independent voters turn out in numbers, its a Democratic wave.

      OH15: IN: Kilroy for Congress. OUT:Deborah Pryce

      by BruceMcF on Sun Nov 05, 2006 at 06:43:43 AM PST

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  •  Hey GoBucks... (0+ / 0-)

    this is a little off the subject, but we looked a bit flat on the "O" against the Fighting Illini.  The boys better step it up notch on the 18th, don't you think?

    The only smarts I have are that I'm smart enough to know I can outwork 'em- Woody Hayes

    by Mighty Ike on Sun Nov 05, 2006 at 06:02:09 AM PST

  •  I just diaried this about 30 minutes ago... (0+ / 0-)

    look about 8 to 10 diaries down.

    The November Tsudemi Approacheth

    by Public Servant on Sun Nov 05, 2006 at 06:05:02 AM PST

  •  Look at the breakdown on 2004 Presidential votes (2+ / 0-)
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    arkdem, bayside

    So when I clicked on the link, I saw the rest of the poll which included this question:

    For whom did you vote in 2004 for President?

    George W. Bush     673    23% D     21% R
    John Kerry         749    96% D     4   R

    So if this poll has any validity, it seems like Kerry won and Bush lost in 2004, given the votes of the exact same poll takers that predict a sweep for the Dems in Ohio.

    Also you might consider a better diary title, as your diary is important.  

    --CA-04: John Doolittle
    Since Denny Hastert has expired...

    by Do Tell on Sun Nov 05, 2006 at 06:05:30 AM PST

  •  62-38! (0+ / 0-)

    WOW!  Assuming it will be much closer, say 55-45.  Still a blowout, and it will really help with the congressional candidates.

    GOTV Ohio!

  •  Oh (0+ / 0-)

    I'm sure hoping some of that malcontent is oozing across the state line down here into Kentucky.  I'd like to see some R's lose their jobs here Tuesday.

    But I'm glad that Ohio's electorate (and America's) has awakened.  I was afraid that we might sleepwalk right into a civil war, or a Grand Depression (to be followed by a civil war).

    Soldiers are just cowards with their backs against the wall. The lowest IQ men in our society...Some will have to die in the support of our cause. -Ann Coulter

    by slippytoad on Sun Nov 05, 2006 at 06:08:40 AM PST

  •  Glad Ohio's seen the light (0+ / 0-)

    I wish Ohio had seen the light in 2004, but I'm glad they're at least voting the right way now.

    Frankly, if any state had a right to hate the GOP, it's Ohio.

    They put Bush over the top, and all they got for it was some big time political scandals, a battered economy and many dead reservists.

    I hope the Ohio Dem party can build on thier successes this year to run the GOP out of the state.

  •  My Right Wing Friend in OH (0+ / 0-)

    voted Democratic for the FIRST TIME IN HIS LIFE the other day.

    The Constitution is not negotiable

    by Hkingsley on Sun Nov 05, 2006 at 06:34:29 AM PST

  •  I really would love this to be true (0+ / 0-)

    It just seems way too optimistic to me. But if those leads are even half right, that's great news. I hope that poll doesn't cause any Democrats to get overconfident and stay home.

  •  It's supposed to rain on Election Day? (0+ / 0-)

    Just great...

  •  The Cleve Plain Dealer poll is less optimistic! (0+ / 0-)

    It gives these numbers:

    Strickland ahead 56-37
    Brown up by 50-44
    Dann and Montgomery tied at 44
    Brunner over Hartman 41-32
    Sykes up narrowly over Taylor by 40-37
    Cordray ahead of O'Brien by 47-35

    Turnout could determine several of the down ticket races!

    I'm not saying this poll is more accurate but we need to see both.

    I'd love to see us pick up all the statewide offices and several House seats!

  •  We need to remember the referenda (0+ / 0-)

    in Ohio that had huge leads and mysteriously ended up "losing" not so long ago. That set off alarm bells with me. Ohio is the most corrupt state in the nation and Republicans will try to steal with impunity.

    Democrats, vigilance!!

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