Where the race for Ohio Governor sits as midterms are just a week away

DAYTON — We are one week away from the November 8th midterm election.

News Center 7 Kayla McDermott looked into how this election is going so far and see where your candidates are at for the governor race.

Governor Mike DeWine is leading his competitor Nan Whaley by nearly 20 points in the polls.

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DeWine and Whaley differ on two main issues; abortion and the economy. DeWine has stressed the importance of big business and creating more jobs to slash state spending.

Whaley also supports expansion but says there is too much development in the state, according to the statehouse bureau. She is primarily focusing on abortion rights for women and is a major supporter of Roe V. Wade, while DeWine is a believer in the heartbeat bill.

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