key battleground

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  • All parties viewed Stockton as the key battleground for control of California's multi-million dollar agricultural industry.
  • The riding was considered a key battleground riding.
  • Manchester had been a key battleground at the 1906 General election.
  • Due to this location the state was a key battleground during the 22-year Second Sudanese Civil War that ended in 2005.
  • Throughout the general election campaign Ohio was considered a key battleground state and Barack Obama and Mitt Romney campaigned extensively in the state.
  • The high degree of politicization of the genetically modified organism issue made it a key battleground for competition for leadership, particularly between the European Commission and the European Council of Ministers.
  • The leader of the Conservative party, David Cameron, visited Derby to support the local party on 3 April and described it as a "key battleground".
  • Gloucester was a key battleground in the conflict from 1139-53 between the rival rulers of Stephen and Empress Matilda.
  • In the late 1130s a period of civil war broke out in England, called the Anarchy, in which the rival factions of King Stephen and the Empress Matilda contested the kingdom - Worcestershire proved to be a key battleground in the war.
  • In the late 1130s a period of civil war - the Anarchy - broke out in England, in which the rival factions of King Stephen and the Empress Matilda contested the kingdom; Worcestershire proved to be a key battleground in the war.
  • In the end, McCain won 173 electoral college votes to Obama's 365, reflecting McCain's failure to win the key battleground states of Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, and the Democratic Party's upset victories in traditional Republican strongholds such as Virginia, North Carolina, and Indiana.