The race between Gubernatorial candidates in Ohio is going to be close. So close that it may in fact be too close to call. Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray are neck and neck in the latest polls.
Ohio Governor John Kasich admits he didn’t even vote for his own parties candidate. Does Kasich have any weight left in politics after making a mockery of himself in the 2016 Presidential elections?
In 2010 when Republican John Kasich ousted Democrat incumbent Ted Strickland, just 77,127 votes separated the two. It was the closest Ohio governor’s race in more than three decades.
Republican political strategist and elections stats guru Mike Dawson said based on absentee ballots so far, he is predicting voter turn out will hit 57 percent, or 4.6 million votes, which would be a record for an off-year election. Dawson runs OhioElectionResults.com.
Polls are open 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The first wave of results will be from mailed-in absentee ballots, which will likely be posted to the Secretary of State’s website shortly after 7:30 p.m.