Ohio Politics

Our political team covers the goings on from the White House to the Statehouse.

John Kasich in New Hampshire: Latest polls and video

Ohio Governor John Kasich has said repeatedly he needs to do well in New Hampshire to keep his presidential campaign going.

Here's a look at some highlights from Kasich's last full day on the trail ahead of Tuesday's primary.

CNN poll has Kasich at 10%, in 4th place

The last CNN/WMUR poll shows Kasich in fourth place, but just four points behind Texas Sen. Ted Cruz who is in third. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is in second at 17 percent and Donald Trump is way out in first at 31 percent.

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 Opioid crisis: Local mom says jail saved her life
  2. 2 Kettering schools to expand Fairmont HS, two elementary schools
  3. 3 Earthquake, aftershock rattle Southeast overnight

Behind Kasich is former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush at 7 percent. See all the results here

Kasich: 'Everything is moving our way'

Kasich, who has had more events in New Hampshire than any other candidate, is confident he will do well Tuesday night.


5 things to watch: What you need to look for tomorrow night

Kasich: Take our quiz, read his bio, watch past videos and more


Former New Hampshire Sen. John Sununu says Kasich could come in second. "Even a close third would be good."

A poor debate performance by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) appears to have created an opportunity for Kasich.

Read the full Huffington Post story here

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos

Sunday poll shows Kasich in second to Trump

A Monmouth University poll released Sunday showed Kasich is in second place with 14 percent of the vote, compared to 30 percent for Trump.

It was a big boost, especially since he is likely to withdraw if he does not manage a breakthrough in Tuesday’s primary.

“He’s said before if he doesn’t emerge out of New Hampshire as a strong viable candidate then he’s not … he has a state to go back to,” Emmalee Kalmbach, Kasich’s New Hampshire spokeswoman, told the Guardian.

Read the full Guardian story here

Kasich: 'I'm the right porridge'

At a town hall event a young woman said she was torn between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. She asked Kasich why she should vote for him.

“Bernie’s a socialist — that ain’t gonna happen,” Kasich said, adding that Clinton would “run America with pollsters.”

“Hillary’s too brittle. Bernie’s way out here on the extreme. I’m the right porridge. One of them’s too hot, the other one’s too cold. But I’ve got the right temperature,” Kasich said.

Read the full Blaze article here

Bush goes after Kasich in new ad

A new ad from the Bush campaign goes after Kasich's record in Ohio. The ad tries to claim that Bush is more conservative than Kasich.

About the Author

More from Daytondailynews