Donald Trump, Joe Biden win Ohio primaries

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Republican President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden have won their primaries in Ohio.

Both won their primary elections Tuesday night, with Trump was running unopposed in the Republican primary in the state.

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Former Vice President Biden was on the Ohio ballot with more than 15 other candidates, after six weeks delay due to coronavirus pandemic, but most had dropped out of the Democratic primary before ballots were cast.

The Associated Press called the races shortly after the polls closed.

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In a recent poll, the November race in Ohio is shaping up to be close.

In a Baldwin Wallace University Ohio Poll released Mondaym the presidential election preferences landed within the margin of error.

Trump leads Biden, 32.2% to 31.1% among those who said they “definitely” would vote for one candidate or the other. But among others who said they “probably” would, Biden led, 13.8% to 12%.

That gave Biden an overall lead of 44.9%. to 44.2% in the poll, well within the margin of error. The rest said they were unsure.

President Donald Trump won Ohio in 2016, defeating Democrat Hillary Clinton by more than 8 percentage points.