A new poll is out today on a number of issues here in Ohio, the least of which is the race for the state’s highest office. And while there’s a lot of information to be gleaned from the numbers, there’s certainly one that stands out above all the rest, as the Cleveland Plain Dealer points out:
“Those numbers and others showed early struggles for Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, the Democrat likely to face Kasich in November 2014. This poll is the first independent survey of Ohioans since FitzGerald formally declared his candidacy in late April, and results show he sustained no bounce from the announcement.”
The number the Plain Dealer is referring to is a whopping 76% of Ohioans that don’t know who Fitzy even is. That’s unchanged from his April number, showing just how little anyone knows about the Public Official 14.
And that even includes the pollsters themselves:
That’s pretty bad, even for Fitzy’s standards.
Of course, there’s still a lot that can happen before the election. But at this rate, come November 2014, it’s hard to see how voters won’t be asking themselves: “Fitz-who?”