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

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...
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KFOR: Poll shows likely Oklahoma voters support school shelter mandate

MOORE, OK — Shelters in schools has been a hot topic in Oklahoma after recent storms, so a local public opinion pollster asked some...

Teachers shall not proselytize?

It’s surprising there doesn’t appear to be a clear mandate among voters for allowing religious expression in Oklahoma schools. SoonerPoll, which just released the results...
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PBSNewsHour: Easing the burden of long-term medical demands for family caregivers

Next: Americans are being released from hospitals quicker and sicker. That’s put new demands on the family members who care for them. Special correspondent Kathleen...

Here’s why people don’t trust pollsters

At the end of January, we released the results of a poll about school choice issues, Oklahomans favor various methods of giving parents more...

Analysis: Teachers in Oklahoma are more likely to be registered Republican than voters at...

It may be surprising to some, but teachers, or all of those with a teaching certificate in the state, are 3 points more likely...

SoonerPoll selected to conduct first major 2016 presidential straw poll at SRLC in May

SoonerPoll.com, Oklahoma's only independent, non-partisan pollster, has been selected by the Southern Republican Leadership Conference (SRLC) to conduct the first major presidential poll of the...
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Ben Carson wins 2015 Southern Republican Leadership Conference Straw Poll

In what many have called the first major straw poll among Republicans of the 2016 presidential election, noted author and neurosurgeon Ben Carson won...

Dispelling a few myths about Oklahoma’s presidential primary

As crazy as this year's presidential primary was on March 1st, a few myths have developed surrounding the unexpected results of the Democratic primary...

Cell phones, GOP bias and Oklahoma

SoonerPoll, like every other pollster in the nation, is facing a new challenge due to the rise of cell phone only households.   The advent of...