No Republican has made it to the White House without the backing of Ohio since Abraham Lincoln more than a 150 years ago – and it’s looking good for the presidential wannabe tonight
The high level of unemployment has seen the Republican candidate make good ground over his rival, according to Sky News – which said tonight that democrats admitted they were “nervous”.
News of the surge is especially key as no Republican has made it to the White House without the backing of Ohio since Abraham Lincoln more than a 150 years ago.
Democrats had been hoping to attract the youth and African-American vote in Ohio to counterbalance the losses.
The Mirror Political Editor’s Jack Blanchard reported from the key state earlier this week, and this is what he found:
This year, Ohio’s mood appears to favour Trump. Six of the last eight polls here have had him in front by up to five percentage points. The other two were tied.
With four days to go, America’s most respected pollster, Nate Silver, gives Trump a 67% chance of success in Ohio.
So I am here, in the north-west corner of the state, to find out why the people of Ohio are getting behind Trump.