Two more polls suggest tight U.S. Senate race, strong lead for Gov. DeWine
Two new polls of Ohio voters reiterate what many previous surveys have suggested. The race for U.S. Senate is neck and neck, while Gov. Mike DeWine holds a commanding lead in his reelection bid. Marist pollsters spoke with 1,240 Ohioans last week over the phone, via text or online. The margin of error for the […]
Ryan courts Black voters, Vance prepares for Trump visit as polls show tight U.S. Senate race
Two months from election day, recent polling indicates a close U.S. Senate race. Democrat Tim Ryan and Republican J.D. Vance are eager to spin those results to their advantage. But outside observers caution that poll and others might overstate Democrats’ position. The Suffolk University/USA Today poll puts the race at “a pure toss up” with […]
Mailbag: What’s the most effective way to get my lawmaker’s attention?
Welcome to another installment of the Ohio Capital Journal Mailbag, the 33rd most popular political column in the 33rd most popular state. Let’s get started: Got a question about Ohio politics/government? Send them by email to [email protected] or tweet them to @tylerjoelb. What, in your opinion, is the most effective way to engage with or […]
An embarrassing failure for election pollsters
Election polling is facing yet another reckoning following its uneven-at-best performance in this year’s voting. Although the outcome in the 2020 presidential race remained uncertain the next day, it was evident that polls collectively faltered, overall, in providing Americans with clear indications as to how the election would turn out. And that misstep promises to […]