Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #10632

Geography Surveyed: Oklahoma
Data Collected: 11/01/2006 - 11/03/2006
Release Date: 11/04/2006 11:00 AM ET
Sponsor: KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Henry a Shoo-In for 2nd Term as Oklahoma Governor: In an election for Governor of Oklahoma today, 11/4/06, Incumbent Democrat Brad Henry sails to victory over Republican challenger Ernest Istook, according to a SurveyUSA poll of 488 likely voters conducted exclusively for KFOR-TV Oklahoma City. In SurveyUSA's last 3 polls, Henry has polled 64%, 64%, and today 65%. Istook has polled 33%, 32% and today 29%. Voters appear to have made up their mind in this contest months ago. There is almost no volatility in any demographic subpopulation. Henry was first elected in 2002. Istook is leaving the U.S. Congress after 7 terms representing Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District.

Republican Hiett Now Within Striking Distance of Democrat Askins for OK Lt Gov: In an election today, 11/4/06, for Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma, Democrat Jari Askins clings to a small and decreasing lead over Republican Todd Hiett, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KFOR-TV Oklahoma City. Askins's support today is down to 48%, where it was in SurveyUSA's first tracking poll for KFOR-TV in August. It had been as high as 52%. Hiett's support is up to 44%. Askins led by 10 points on 10/24, now leads by 4 points, 3 days to the vote. Askins leads in Eastern Oklahoma. Hiett leads, barely, in Western Oklahoma. The incumbent Lieutenant Governor is Republican Mary Fallin, who is now running to succeed Ernest Istook as Representative from Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District.

Filtering: 900 Oklahoma adults were interviewed 11/1/06 through 11/3/06. Of them, 748 were registered to vote. Of them, 488 were judged to be "likely" voters. Crosstabs reflect Likely Voters.

  Asked of 488 Likely Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.3 percentage points.

If the election for Governor were today, and you were standing in the voting booth right now, who would you vote for? Republican Ernest Istook? Democrat Brad Henry? Or some other candidate?

29% Istook (R)
65% Henry (D)
3% Other
3% Undecided

  Asked of 488 Likely Voters
  Credibility Interval for this question = ± 4.5 percentage points.

In an election for Lieutenant Governor today, who would you vote for? Republican Todd Hiett? Democrat Jari Askins? Or Independent Elmer Zen "E.Z." Million?

44% Hiett (R)
48% Askins (D)
3% Million
5% Undecided

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