Wednesday, May 03, 2006

OH - Blackwell GOP Nominee

As reported by While Congressman Ted Strickland (D) easily won his gubernatorial primary with 78% of the vote, the GOP contest was must more competitive and dirty. With much of the vote counted, Secretary of State Ken Blackwell appeared to have defeated Attorney General Jim Petro by a 57% to 43% vote ( . The two men spent millions on costly TV attack spots that trashed each other. Petro congratulated Blackwell for running a "masterful campaign" but did not yet offer him an endorsement.

Race rating: Leans DEM


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