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A Preview of the Ohio Primary: Part 1
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  • A. Lee Hannah, Wright State University - Main Campus
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Ohio voters will get the opportunity to weigh in on the 2016 presidential nominee tomorrow, Tuesday, March 15. The value of winning Ohio carries symbolic importance for both parties. As a national bellwether, candidates can use a strong showing in the Buckeye State to assert that they are a national contender. Moreover, the winner-take-all rules in the Republican Party make Ohio one of the most valuable prizes in the primary to date, giving the winner 5 percent of the total delegates they need to get to the 1,237 delegates needed to win the election.
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A. Lee Hannah. "A Preview of the Ohio Primary: Part 1" (2016)
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