Arrival of Sen. John McCain to White House

But Clinton and Huckabee are the first choices of Oklahoma voters in the party primaries.

Frontrunners for Oklahoma’s Feb. 5 presidential primary may not be the best choices for carrying the state in November’s general election, the latest Oklahoma Poll suggests.

U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York was the first choice of Democrats surveyed and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee led Republicans.

But Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain was the only candidate from either party viewed favorably by a majority of all those surveyed and was the only GOP candidate to decisively defeat the top three Democratic candidates in head-to-head matchups.

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Bill is the founder of and ShapardResearch, a full service market research firm based in Oklahoma City. Bill began his career in polling after working on a major campaign in Oklahoma from 1996 until founding SoonerPoll in 2004. Under Bill’s leadership, SoonerPoll has become the leading public opinion polling company in the state of Oklahoma conducting more public opinion polls for Oklahoma news media than all other pollsters combined since 2006. Bill’s commitment to go above and beyond the AAPOR ethical guidelines of minimum disclosure ensures that SoonerPoll produces quality results every time. Bill has lectured at Oklahoma State University on developing polling methodologies, data collection processes, and advanced likely voter sampling techniques. Bill also serves as an on-air political commentator for Oklahoma television stations.


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