Monday, June 12, 2006 at 1:46 PM
One of the hot topics for politicos in Ohio this year is whether gubernatorial candidate Ken Blackwell can take African American votes from Democrats purely by the color of his skin. The ultra-conservative Republican is black and told NPR's News and Notes show that he has attracted as much as 40% of the African American vote during his statewide election to Secretary of State. Blackwell's opponent, Democrat Ted Strickland, spoke on the show last week and was not willing to give up the Black vote. ideastream's Mark Urycki reports.
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