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  • NEWS9/NEWSON6 POLL: Poll Shows Fallin Up In Governor’s Race

    on Oct 3, 14 • in Governor • with No Comments - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |

    BY NEWS9.COM OKLAHOMA CITY -Oklahomans go to the polls November 4th and numbers released Thursday evening in our exclusive News On 6/News 9 statewide poll reveal the race is tightening, but Governor Mary Fallin still leads by double digits with just a month of campaigning left. Of 400 registered voters likely to cast a ballot, Fallin is out front with 50 percent, unchanged from our poll last month. Her Democrat challenger Joe Dorman trails with 36 percent. While it’s a four percent improvement for Dorman since our last survey, the Republican incumbent still has a

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  • News On 6 Pollster: ‘Fallin’s Re-Election Not A Done Deal’

    on Sep 8, 14 • in Governor • with No Comments - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |

    NEWSON6.COM OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma -On the surface, Governor Fallin appears to have a commanding lead in our new exclusive News On 6 poll, but with the election just two months away, a deeper dive into the numbers shows her re-election might not be a done deal. Fallin made a stop in Tulsa this week with other high profile Republican candidates for something the party called a “Victory Tour,” and our just-released News On 6 poll shows the governor is much closer to victory than her democratic opponent. Of 600 registered voters likely to cast a

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  • News9/Newson6: Fallin Leads Dorman In Race For Governor, But Many Voters Undecided

    on Sep 4, 14 • in Featured, Governor • with No Comments


    BY RICHARD CLARK, NEWSON6.COM OKLAHOMA CITY – An exclusive News 9/News On 6 poll shows incumbent Republican Mary Fallin leading her challenger, Democrat Joe Dorman, in the race for the governor’s seat in the November 4, 2014 election. The poll asked voters who they would cast their ballots for if the election were today and they were standing in the voting booth right now. It shows 50.3 percent of the voters polled would choose Mary Fallin, while 32.1 percent would pick Joe Dorman, who has represented District 65 in the Oklahoma State House since

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  • Oklahoma Poll: Fallin’s favorability slips

    on Jul 14, 14 • in Featured, Governor, Oklahoma Poll • with No Comments


    By RANDY KREHBIEL World Staff Writer The past year has taken a bite out of Gov. Mary Fallin’s approval rating, polling over the past four years indicates. Fallin’s favorability with Oklahoma voters dipped to 52 percent in early June, according to an Oklahoma Poll conducted for the Tulsa World by That represents a new low for Fallin in Tulsa World polling, and a 19-point drop from her high of 73 percent in September. Falling’s rating stood at 71 percent a year ago.   Bill Shapard of said some difficult political situations have likely cooled the enthusiasm

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  • Tulsa World: Safe lead for Fallin

    on Jun 22, 14 • in Governor, Oklahoma Poll • with No Comments


    By Tulsa World Staff Reports Gov. Mary Fallin should easily secure the Republican nomination for a second term on Tuesday, according to the most recent Oklahoma Poll. Seventy-one percent of those surveyed favored Fallin, with two challengers combining for 11 percent and 17 percent undecided

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  • In wake of state’s tornadoes, Fallin’s approval increases among voters

    on Jul 11, 13 • in Governor, PollBlog • with No Comments


    Gov. Mary Fallin may not have any challenger yet announced to run against her next year, but it would appear that whoever may eventually emerge will have a big uphill battle. While this may have been well known anecdotally in political circles, the latest poll results from would now confirm it. In its latest quarterly poll, Gov. Fallin’s approval rating among likely voters has reached an all-time high, 71%, since SoonerPoll began measuring the governor’s approval in 2011 when she was sworn in. This high approval rating comes in the wake of the governor’s

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  • SoonerPoll’s Bill Shapard writes open letter to Governor Fallin over horse slaughter poll results

    on Mar 26, 13 • in Governor, PollBlog, Statewide • with 32 Comments


    Dear Governor Fallin, I write to you today to share with you results of our most recent polling regarding legislation to repeal the ban on horse slaughter in Oklahoma. Given the rather fast pace this legislation has made its way through the legislature, my intent is to make sure that the collective voice of the voting public is heard and taken into consideration on this issue. As Oklahoma’s public opinion pollster, it is NOT my mission, directly or indirectly, to advocate for or against any particular legislation or public policy. While this particular poll was

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  • Fallin has high favorable rating going into 2013

    on Jan 8, 13 • in Governor, Statewide • with 5 Comments

    In Thomas, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

    Oklahomans seem to love their governors, whether male or female, Republican, or Democrat.  At least the last few anyway. The latest SoonerPoll results show Governor Mary Fallin, the state’s first female governor, with a 65.0% combined favorability rating.  Of the near two-thirds with a favorable opinion, 29.6% responded with ‘very favorable’ toward the Governor and 35.4% with ‘somewhat favorable.’  Those with an unfavorable opinion were 24.4%, and 10.7% did not have an opinion. The same love was also shown for Governor Brad Henry during his tenure with approval ranging from 62% to as high as

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  • After nearly a year in office majority approve of Governor Fallin

    on Jan 10, 12 • in Governor, Statewide • with 4 Comments

    After nearly a year on the job, 70 percent of likely Oklahoma voters approve of the way Governor Mary Fallin is doing her job, a recent study reveals. Results from the poll indicate that 69.3 percent of respondents approve, 16.2 percent disapprove, and 14.5 percent either do not have an opinion or do not know Mary Fallin.  The study was fielded between November 17 and December 6, 2011. Although this is the first time SoonerPoll has released the governor’s approval ratings since she took office last January, it is not the first time the

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  • Henry finishes second term with high marks despite unpopular decisions

    on Jan 3, 11 • in Governor • with No Comments

    Governor Brad Henry will finish his second term as governor with a 70.8 percent approval rating, despite dropping significantly in the midst of a political environment often marred by anti-establishment and anti-Democrat sentiments. According to SoonerPoll, Henry’s approval rating had been slowly declining in recent years reaching his lowest approval on record of 62.2 percent in October before surging to 70.8 percent following the November election. “The remarkable thing about Brad Henry is how his approval ratings defy the political environment.” Keith Gaddie, Vice President of SoonerPoll, said. “In the past, many of us attributed

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