Newspapers and Voters Choose Different Republican Candidates for President

From Seattle to New York and New Hampshire to Iowa, more than three dozen newspaper editorial boards have thrown their support behind John Kasich’s bid for the Republican presidential nomination. As Kasich has racked up support from major papers in many early-voting states, front-runner Donald Trump, who holds a commanding delegate lead over Kasich, has yet to nab a single one. Kasich has yet to overtake Trump in any primary or caucus despite winning the endorsements of top papers in South Carolina and New Hampshire, among other states.

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