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BOSTON HERALD | To candidates, ‘FLOHPA’ is the state of uncertainty

BOSTON HERALD | To candidates, 'FLOHPA' is the state of uncertainty

The Boston Herald on the race in three key states:

It’s now become known simply as “Flohpa” – three states the Bush and Kerry campaigns believe will decide the election, condensed to one name.

Florida, Ohio and Pennsyslvania – together hold a quarter of the electoral votes needed to win the presidency and, among them, the largest margin in polls is but 3 points. As other states settle for one of the candidates, “Flohpa” forms the crux of what is now an 8-state battleground to decide the race – regardless of efforts to expand the race into a 15-state battleground.

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