And that means the swing districts—like Stark County—are where this presidential election will be won or lost.
If this USAToday poll is right, and Obama and Romney are tied in swing states, that is big trouble for Obama.
Polls in a number of swing states show Romney doing better than Perry in theoretical match-ups against Obama.
But the story quickly forgotten was what made those majorities possible: winning a host of swing seats in 2006.
This swing county backed Obama in 2008 but backed Bush in both 2000 and 2004.
The amplitude is the width of swing of the individual particles of the waves.
With a swing of his stalwart form and a generous wave of his hand he was gone.
Will it swing back the more often, the more we multiply the blows?
This time the pebble may swing off at an angle in another direction.
He would curl his long tail about a branch, and swing to and fro with manifest enjoyment.
Old English swingan "to rush, fling oneself," from Proto-Germanic *swenganan (cf. Old Saxon, Old High German swingan, Old Frisian swinga, German schwingen "to swing, swingle, oscillate") denoting "violent circulatory motion." The meaning "move freely back and forth" is first recorded 1540s. Related: Swung; swinging. Swing shift first recorded 1941, typically 4 p.m. to midnight.
late 14c., "a stroke with a weapon," from swing (v.). Sense of "an apparatus that swings" is first recorded 1680s. Meaning "shift of public opinion" is from 1899. The meaning "variety of big dance-band music with a swinging rhythm" is first recorded 1933, though the sense has been traced back to 1888; its heyday was from mid-30s to mid-40s. Phrase in full swing "in total effect or operation" (1560s) probably is from bell-ringing.