Ohio gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich told FOX Business that he isn’t ready to call the Democratic primary race to the expected winner, Richard Cordray.
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“I wouldn’t talk about this race in the past tense because the vote that came out is more of a party controlled vote,” Kucinich said during an interview with Neil Cavuto Tuesday night, his first comments following a Fox News projection that Cordray will win the nomination.
Kucinich said there are approximately 300,000 votes that remain to be counted and he’ll have a better idea of the outcome when several counties finalize their total voter tally.
“Those votes could be somewhat different in the mix,” he said. “As far as I am concerned, there’s still 300,00 votes out.”
Fox News projects Republican Mike DeWine will face the Democrat Cordray in the race to succeed term-limited GOP Gov. John Kasich.
Kucinich weighed in on the future of the Democratic Party, saying he envisions the party taking a “practical approach” to dealing with people’s genuine concerns.
“There’s not a left or right approach,” he said. “I think the American by and large are looking for new directions.”