News
News Home
Quick Bites
Exploradio
News Archive
News Channel
Special Features
NPR
nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
School Closings
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

The Holden Arboretum

Greater Akron Chamber

NOCHE


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us
Politics


Survey reveals voters don't know much about Ed FitzGerald, but he's closing the gap with Kasich
The latest Quinnipiac poll shows seven-in-10 voters don't know enough about the Democratic gubernatorial candidate to form an opinion
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE BUREAU CHIEF KAREN KASLER


Reporter
Karen Kasler
 
Peter Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, says Ed FitzGerald needs to become better known before he can share his ideas with voters.
Courtesy of KAREN KASLER
Download (WKSU Only)
In The Region:
The race for governor next year is tightening up in the latest Quinnipiac poll. The survey shows incumbent Republican John Kasich leading Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald 44-37 percent. But that lead is half of the 14 point advantage Kasich had in the Quinnipiac poll in June.

Pollster Peter Brown says one of the biggest problems for FitzGerald right now is that 71 percent of voters surveyed don’t know enough about him to form an opinion.
LISTEN: People don't know enough about Ed FitzGerald

Other options:
Windows Media / MP3 Download (0:13)


"He will have to spend an inordinate amount of time introducing himself to voters before he can tell them what he wants to do. And that conversation will obviously be an expensive one since it will involve lots of television."

Brown says that could be an opening for Kasich, who can try to define FitzGerald in his way to voters before FitzGerald can fully introduce himself. But the poll also shows 39 percent of voters don’t feel Kasich deserves to be re-elected, so Brown says Kasich will have to deal with that as well.

Add Your Comment
Name:

Location:

E-mail: (not published, only used to contact you about your comment)


Comments:




 
Page Options

Print this page

E-Mail this page / Send mp3

Share on Facebook




Stories with Recent Comments

Northeast Ohio undocumented immigrants praying for a miracle
Stop it, just stop it. They are not undocumented but illegal aliens. I live in a 'sanctuary' city and it's not pretty. Dahlberg is a notorious trouble maker in ...

Ohio survey shows low-income people are choosing phones over food
Where is this study published? no sign of it on google scholar. is there a cite

The Akron Sound rocks the porches
fabulous group interview! you covered so much in so little time. wish i could be there for porch rockr.

Head of Ohio Dems says Kasich administration is lying about Suarez contacts
when Kasich's mouth is open , he's lying. Look what he did at Lehmans brothers and then lied about it all during the campaign. If a GOP didn't lie, he or she ...

Canton's Basilica of St. John absorbs news of the pope at morning Mass
Hello Chris,Marina,and Patrice, I just read this article and you all look great. I'm on facebook Jean Dutcher in blue and white stripped blouse. I"M so glad to ...

Exploradio: Avoiding the 'acting-white' trap
Growing-up black and being black should not determine that you will not speak well or will not be a high achiever in your goals in life.But society te nds to la...

Charter-school supporters to rally at Statehouse
I am on the bus now headed to the rally. Horizon is an excellent school. My son is is 7 th grade. The teachers and administrators are top notch and spend so m...

Former Nursing Home Land Added to Parks
In addition, LED technology also plays a very important role in advertising- LED placard is very, very useful for shop owners.

Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments on school funding
That's not true. Other school districts HAVE followed this law and done this. Oakhills is one of them and how they were able to provide technology for their s...

Death and beauty at Cleveland's Museum of Contemporary Art
What a disgusting story to air at lunch time.

Copyright © 2014 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

 
In Partnership With:

NPR PRI Kent State University

listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University