(CNN) - Republican John Kasich has extended his lead over Democratic incumbent Ted Strickland in the Ohio governor's race.
According to a new poll from the University of Cincinnati, Kasich, a former congressman, holds a 51-43 percent lead over the once-popular Strickland. Six percent say they remain undecided – a percentage that may offer the one-term governor a glimmer of hope if he can convince those voters to fall his way in the next three weeks.
The poll surveyed 705 likely voters by telephone between October 8-13 and carries a sampling error of plus or minus 3.7 percent.
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