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The race to win Ohio: Three key questions for Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton



With the eyes of a nation on Cleveland for the Republican National Convention, the four-day confab is once again focusing attention on Ohio, the perennial presidential swing state.

A discussion with several politicos in this suburb of Cleveland zeroed in a few key questions that will likely shape the outcome of the Buckeye State. The state has 18 electoral votes and polls show a close race, with Clinton typically ahead by a small margin. It is a crucial element of both parties’ paths to the 270 electoral votes needed to win.

Here are three key questions.

  • Who can improve vote totals more, Trump in Appalachia or Clinton in the suburbs?
  • Does Trump manage to put together a solid ground game?
  • Can Clinton engage voters?

Read the analysis here.


[Last modified: Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:08pm]


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