Kasich and Portman Ahead in Ohio Right to Life Polling

Ohio Right to Life has some new poll data on both the governor’s race and the race for the US Senate in Ohio:

Gubernatorial candidate John Kasich and U.S. Senate candidate Rob Portman lead their respective opponents in a new poll released today by Ohio Right to Life Society. The Wenzel Strategies telephone survey of 1001 Ohio registered voters found Kasich holds a 10-point lead over Governor Ted Strickland. Portman holds a six-point lead over both potential opponents Lt. Governor Lee Fisher and Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, the survey found. The results are similar to a Rasmussen Reports survey released last week, and can be found HERE.

The survey was conducted by Wenzel Strategies January 8-12 and included 1001 Ohio registered voters contacted by phone. The poll carries a 95% confidence interval and a margin of error of +/- 3.07 percentage points.

Breakdown below.

Gubernatorial Race

Kasich 42.5

Strickland 32.6

Other 7.8

Not Sure 17.2

Governor Strickland’s Job Approval Rating

Excellent 6.3

Good 24.6

Fair 38.2

Poor 27

Not Sure 4

U.S. Senate Race

Portman 36.9

Fisher 30.7

Other 8.8

Not Sure 23.7

Portman 40.4

Brunner 34.5

Other 6.4

Not Sure 18.8

More details here.