- Paul Sracic says Trump has shown the potential to attract working-class voters in the swing state of Ohio
- Latest national poll, from CNN, shows the race is essentially even
Paul Sracic is professor and chairman of the department of politics and international relations at Youngstown State University and a former Fulbright scholar in Japan. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)Tuesday's CNN poll shows Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump winning the support of about two-thirds of white registered voters without a college degree. I'm sure there are some Democratic strategists out there who are tempted to say in response, "So, what else is new?" After all, in 2012, President Obama lost the white, working-class vote by 26 points, while still being comfortably re-elected.