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  • Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, said the race to become Ohio's next governor is "a five-point game, little changed from the seven-point spread" in the institute's November survey.

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich's lead over possible challenger tightens: survey →

  • "Also unchanged, however, is how relatively few Ohioans — less than three in ten — know enough about Democratic favorite Ed Fitzgerald to have an opinion about him," he said. "That is a double-edged sword for the challenger: It indicates he has not made much headway in the past three months, but it provides him an opportunity to make up ground among the vast number of voters who are unfamiliar with him."

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich's lead over possible challenger tightens: survey →

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