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Kasich Leads Strickland in Latest Ohio Governor Race Poll

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Former Republican Rep. John Kasich is leading Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland by 49 percent to 38 percent in Ohio's gubernatorial content, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll conducted March 4. Six percent preferred another candidate and 7 percent were undecided. The margin of error was 4.5 points.

In early February, Rasmussen had Kasich ahead by a smaller 47 percent to 41 percent margin.

Rasmussen's survey differs from a Quinnipiac University poll conducted in mid-February that had Strickland ahead of Kasich 44 percent to 39 percent with 15 percent undecided. The margin of error in that poll was 2.4 points.

In the Rasmussen poll, Kasich gets support from 88 percent of fellow Republicans while Strickland's backing among Democrats is 77 percent. Voters unaffiliated with either party favor Kasich by nearly 3-to-1. While conservatives prefer Kasich and liberals favor Strickland by huge majorities, the two men split moderates, with Strickland getting 41 percent to Kasich's 40 percent, with 10 percent preferring another candidates and 9 percent undecided.

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