In looking at Strickland's schedule you would think things are fine and dandy in Ohio. Not only that but some high ranking members of his staff also took significant time off:
Chunk of Strickland's year spent on election
Gov. Ted Strickland spent all or part of 44 days since June 1 campaigning for presidential candidate Barack Obama and other Democrats, according to a schedule provided by his office yesterday.
Seven members of Strickland's staff also took varying amounts of unpaid leave to work for Obama or other Democrats. For example, Chief Operating Officer Aaron Pickrell ran Obama's Ohio campaign.