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So he's had a lot but it's still extremely trail in this case Ohio could be a make or break state.
When we are all here on the evening of November 6 watching these numbers come in the polls are showing that right now it really could not get much closer there.
Real clear average of the polls giving President Obama just to two point.
It managed there's how it stacks up right now an average of polls for Ohio really tight.
The battle for Ohio's eighteen electorates is -- heating up from the college state campuses as well where some 200000.
Student votes could be up for grabs.
Steve Brown is live on Ohio State university's Columbus campus good money -- Good morning Martha yes everybody knows the 2008 story how the future president -- the -- -- no -- them to turn out in huge numbers that's particularly true here in the state of Ohio.
Early indications however are in 2012 that an exact repeat performance seems less likely.
I have friends who who graduated this past year are now babysitting.
-- working at a pool when they graduated from the -- -- university.
With very good degrees even without the sluggish economy Paul back professor emeritus at Ohio State says duplicating awaits Obama enthusiasm among young voters would be tough.
And Beck says younger voters are critical for -- bombing here in a couple of ways.
-- get young voters who prefer Obama over Romney as much as they preferred Obama over McCain.
In 2008 that's going to be a hard target to achieve.
In this secondly to make sure that those who do for for Obama actually vote.
Early votes either in person or absentee are key to the -- -- -- Ohio campaign.
The -- which make up the Ohio State neighborhood for years ago delivered over thirteen thousand early votes.
Less than two weeks out from Election Day 2012 those same -- -- produced less than 3000 early votes.
Quite frankly we are a lot of fuel -- college students we don't do things -- last minute.
So it's definitely is Emily -- is make sure we get everybody to do things right away.
Now with thirteen days left before Election Day there is time to get those early vote totals up particularly that last weekend before Election Day.
But that total those numbers have got to be a concern for the Obama campaign in this critical state more than.
Boy are right thank you so much Steve Brown.
I'm campus there -- a high outlets.
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