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With Ohio's new 9th, geographical loyalty goes only so far
Primary for one of Ohio's few Democratic-leaning congressional districts pits two incumbents and a newcomer
by WKSU's KEVIN NIEDERMIER
This story is part of a special series.


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The GOP presidential race is the marquee matchup in Ohio’s primary election today. But another race that’s getting lots of attention is the the new 9th Congressional District.

Ohio lawmakers redrew congressional district lines this year, and the new maps created a sliver that follows Lake Erie from Cleveland to Toledo – and matches two incumbent Democrats: Marcy Kaptur and Dennis Kucinich and newcomer Graham Veysey.

WKSU’s Kevin Niedermier talked to voters at the Cleveland end of the district, and found some geographical loyalty, but other factors as well.

The new 9th District voters share their choices

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Ohio is dropping down from 18 congressional districts to 16 this year. Most of the new boundaries favor GOP candidates.

 

 

 


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