(Columbus, OH) There's some early polling in the Ohio governor's race.
The political poll commissioned by the 1984 Society shows former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray with a narrow lead in the crowded Democratic field for governor, with 23 percent-- seven percentage points ahead of former Congressman and Cleveland mayor Dennis Kucinich. The other three Democrats only get single-digit support, with more than half of poll respondents still undecided.
On the Republican side, the super-ticket of Attorney General Mike DeWine and Secretary of State Jon Husted is already running away with the race. leading by 40 points over Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor.
The poll is the first released since multiple shake-ups in the race, conducted by a bipartisan group of former Ohio senators and staff.