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Our panel of experts with opinions and commentary on polling in Oklahoma, plus odds and ends worth mentioning.

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...

Captiol Watch Podcast with host Billie Rodely: The Oklahoma Republican ‘Brand’

Oklahoma has become the reddest state in the nation over the last couple decades, but has the Republican "brand" peaked? Host Billie Rodely, CapitolBeatOK...

Poll results concerning business incentives and tax breaks create conversation

In July, SoonerPoll conducted the third Quarterly Poll of 2011.   The Quarterly Poll is designed to give individuals or organizations interested in how the...

NationalJournal: Why Oklahoma’s Two Republican Senators Are Leery of Unfunded Tornado Relief

By Michael Catalini, National Journal Politics Writer Oklahoma's two Republican senators, Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe, are among the most fiscally conservative in all of...

Urban Tulsa Weekly: Suspicious Minds

BY ARNOLD HAMILTON Let's say you're vacationing in Colorado early next year and, rather than limiting your Rocky Mountain High to Fat Tire or another New...

Education Establishment Prefers Low Voter Turnout

By Brandon Dutcher, OCPA Ever wonder why local school boards often represent their constituents poorly? It’s because most of Oklahoma’s center-right majority doesn’t vote in...

Tulsa World: ‘Coin of the realm’

A civics lesson within a civics test Last year I hammered the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs in two columns and a couple of blogs...
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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...

Ballot Fatigue in the 2010 midterms?

As a general rule, a large number of races and initiatives on a ballot yields a large portion of the electorate who succumb to...