National Affairs: A KEY STATE: OHIO

One of the pivotal states in the 1952 election is Ohio, with 25 electoral votes. This is the situation there:

Background: In the 13 presidential elections since 1900, Ohio has gone Republican seven times, Democratic six times. In the past five presidential elections, it has gone Democratic in four. Harry Truman carried it in 1948 with 7,107 votes, out of a total vote of nearly 3,000,000. Contrary to the Democratic trend in presidential voting, Ohio has two G.O.P. Senators and 16 of its 23 Congressmen are Republican. Although it lies entirely in the eastern...

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