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  • TulsaWorld: Oklahoma poll: Fallin out front; state superintendent race still close

    on Nov 2, 14 • in Featured, Governor, Oklahoma Poll • with No Comments


    By RANDY KREHBIEL World Staff Writer Gov. Mary Fallin leads Democratic challenger Joe Dorman by 11 percentage points as Tuesday’s voting deadline nears, and the contest for state superintendent of schools remains neck and neck, according to the latest Oklahoma Poll. The telephone survey of 404 likely voters was conducted Oct. 25-29 by SoonerPoll, and has a 4.87 percent margin of error. Just under 50 percent of those surveyed say they intend to vote for Fallin on Tuesday, compared to just under 40 percent who said they’ll vote for Dorman. Two independents received less than

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  • News9/Newson6: Dorman Closing Gap On Fallin In Governor’s Race

    on Oct 31, 14 • in Governor • with No Comments - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

    BY NEWS9.COM OKLAHOMA CITY -Oklahomans will vote Tuesday on several key races, including a Governor’s battle, that is much closer than anyone expected. Our final exclusive pre-election poll shows Democrat challenger Joe Dorman has closed the gap against Governor Mary Fallin. Right now Fallin has 48 percent of the votes and still leads Dorman who trails with forty percent. But Dorman has gained a lot of ground going into Tuesday’s election. Over the course of three months Dorman has cut an 18-point gap to eight points. Our pollster says Dorman is getting help from one-in-five

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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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