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Ohio Governor: Strickland Lead Narrows to 12

Strickland (D) 52%; Blackwell (R) 40%

Friday, October 06, 2006

Ohio's troubled economy and corruption scandals have given Democratic Congressman Ted Strickland a persistent advantage over Republican Secretary of State Ken Blackwell in the race for Governor here.

Strickland maintains a double-digit advantage. As Election Day draws closer, though, his margin has declined by seven points. According to our new poll he now leads Blackwell 52% to 40%. In mid-September the Democrat enjoyed a nineteen-point lead of 54% to 35%.

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