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>> Voters head to the polls in Ohio Tuesday for a special election that could swing a long time Republican congressional district over to the Democrats, a fierce race both parties are watching as a forecast for November. US President, Donald Trump, throwing out a final plug for Republican candidate Troy Balderson, tweeting, quote, Troy will be a great congressman, and attacking Democratic opponent, Danny O'Connor.
Polls showed the race was so close both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence stopped in Ohio to stir up support.>> A vote for Troy’s opponent is a vote for open borders, which equals massive crime.>> History will record that the red wave started here.>> This special election comes after nine-term Republican Congressman, Pat Teaberry, stepped down in January.
Reuters correspondent, John Whitesides.>> This is a district that won by 11 points in 2016 and that Republicans have represented since the early 1980's. So the idea that a Democrat is doing well, much less, could win, is a little jarring to Republicans.>> The Ohio race is the last scheduled special election in the country, a snapshot of voters sentiment before the November elections when all House seats and 35 of the 100 seats in the Senate will be at stake.
Democrats need a net gain of 23 seats to flip the House. But Tuesday's winner will hardly have a chance to warm his seat, finishing out Teaberry's term in this Congress, with O'Connor and Balderson facing off again in November for a chance to serve in next year's Congress.