Heavy Hitters Swing Through Ohio

Nov 2, 2018

In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss how visits from national political figures like Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Elizabeth Warren affect voter turnout. Political consultant and election statistics expert Mike Dawson joins the show.

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In this week's episode:

Star Power

Political celebrities from both sides of the aisle have been visiting Ohio to lend support to candidates.  Figures like Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Elizabeth Warren can rally the base, but also galvanize the opposition.

President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden also held or planned visits before Election Day.

The Rematch

Ohio's 12th congressional district race pits Democrat Danny O'Connor against Republican Troy Balderson for the second time just months after Balderson won a special election in August.

In a debate this week, the two candidates duked it out over health care

John Kasich GPS

Our governor appeared on MSNBC to criticize President Trump's divisive rhetoric on birthright citizenship.