Josh Mandel

A Final Pre-Election Report on the PL Pick Six

Featured image We have promoted six Republican candidates throughout this election season, selected for a combination of the importance of their races and their quality as conservative leaders. With the election about to begin, here is where they stand; first, the House candidates: Mia Love has withstood a barrage of racist attacks from the Democrats and has a commanding 52-40 lead in the latest polling. She promises to be a dynamic voice »

Support Josh Mandel for Senate (Updated)

Featured image One of this year’s hottest races pits far-left Ohio senator Sherrod Brown against Power Line Pick Six candidate Josh Mandel. Josh, currently Ohio’s Treasurer, is a young (35), principled conservative who is running a great race. We heard from Mandel’s campaign this morning that their current polling has Josh up by one point. The Left is sending millions of dollars to Ohio to smear Josh and try to keep Brown »

Support Josh Mandel for the Senate

Featured image One of this year’s most important races pits Sherrod Brown, the far-left senator from Ohio, against Power Line Pick Six candidate Josh Mandel. Brown started out with a substantial lead, but Josh, currently Ohio’s Treasurer, has gained steadily and the race is now considered a dead heat. The Left is sending millions of dollars to Ohio to smear Josh and try to keep Brown in the Senate. Recently I caught »

Support Josh Mandel for the Senate [Updated]

Featured image One of this year’s most-watched races pits far-left Ohio Senate incumbent Sherrod Brown against Power Line Pick Six candidate Josh Mandel. Last week I caught up with Josh on the phone, and we recorded this interview: Brown held an early lead which Josh has steadily eroded. Today the race is a dead heat. Its outcome will have a huge influence on whether the GOP is able to wrest control of »

Support Josh Mandel for the Senate

Featured image One of this year’s most-watched races pits far-left Ohio Senate incumbent Sherrod Brown against Power Line Pick Six candidate Josh Mandel. Yesterday I caught up with Josh on the phone, and we recorded this interview: Brown held an early lead which Josh has steadily eroded. Today the race is a dead heat. Its outcome will have a huge influence on whether the GOP is able to wrest control of the »

Rasmussen poll has Mandel even with Brown in Ohio

Featured image Josh Mandel is one of “The Power Line Pick Six” that you see featured on the right side of our home page. His selection was a no-brainer; he and Tom Cotton were the first two candidates we informally agreed on. Josh is a Marine Corps veteran who served two tours in Iraq and then as a State Representative. Currently, he’s the State Treasurer. Josh faces incumbent Senator Sherrod Brown, one »

Introducing the Power Line Pick Six

Featured image If you check the sidebar to your right, you will see our contribution to the 2012 Congressional elections: the Power Line Pick Six. We have selected six candidates to report on and get behind, three in the Senate and three in the House. We chose candidates who are solid conservatives and are likely to be leaders if they are sent to Washington; we have also selected pivotal races that will »

Mandel hanging in there

Featured image Today, a Rasmussen poll shows that Josh Mandel trails incumbent Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown by only 4 points, 46-42, among likely voters. The polls margin of error is 4.5 percent. A month ago two polls (both of registered voters) had Brown doing considerably better. At that time, PPP put Brown up 46-39. Quinnipiac, less plausibly, had the race at 50-36 in favor of Brown. Unlike other incumbent Democratic Senators running »

“Josh Mandel kept afloat by outside cash,” Politico whines

Featured image Politico is unhappy that Josh Mandel, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Ohio, has made a race out of it with incumbent Sen. Sherrod Brown. The Real Clear Politics average for May polls has Mandel, who formerly trailed by double-digits, within 8 points of Brown. The latest Rasmussen Poll, from the end of May, has it at Brown +5. And according to Politico, the Brown campaign expects a »

Mandel closes the gap in Ohio

Featured image A new Quinnipiac University poll of the Ohio Senate race shows that Republican challenger (and friend of Power Line) Josh Mandel has moved to within 6 points of incumbent Senator Sherrod Brown. 46 percent favor Brown, while 40 percent favor Mandel. A survey by PPP puts Brown up by 8 points, 45-37. As the incumbent, Brown cannot be happy that he commands 4 to 5 points less than 50 percent »

A Josh Mandel update

Featured image We have written a lot here about Ohio state treasurer Josh Mandel. Joel Mowbray first brought Josh to the attention of our readers when Josh was running for reelection to the state legislature in the 2008 post “Star on the rise” (a post which hasn’t made the transition to our new archives yet). Josh completed two terms in the Ohio legislature before winning the race for state treasurer last year. »