Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #14462
 
Firewall Oklahoma: McCain Maintains 2:1 Lead in Sooner State: While Democrat Barack Obama has made inroads in traditionally Red States such as Virginia, North Carolina and Indiana this year, that isn't the case in Oklahoma. In an Oklahoma election for President of the United States today, 5 weeks from Election Day, Republican John McCain defeats Democrat Barack Obama 64% to 34%, according to this SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for KFOR-TV in Oklahoma City. Compared to an identical SurveyUSA poll released three weeks ago, McCain is down 1 point; Obama is up 2.

McCain leads among men and women, young and old, rich and poor, and in both Western and Eastern Oklahoma. McCain takes 92% of Republican votes, 57% of independent votes, and 42% of Democratic votes.

 
Filtering: SurveyUSA interviewed 900 Oklahoma adults 09/28/08 and 09/29/08. Of the adults, 794 were registered to vote. Of the registered voters, 656 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely voters in the 11/04/08 general election. Oklahoma has 7 Electoral College votes. George W. Bush carried Oklahoma by 31 points in 2004 and by 22 points in 2000.
 
If the election for President were today, would you vote for ... (choices rotated) Republican John McCain? Or, Democrat Barack Obama?
656 Likely VotersAllGenderAge<50 / 50+AgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyCollege GradAttend Religious ServiceAbortionChange Your MindTop Issue For Next PresidentIncomeRegion
Credibility Interval: ± 3.8 pct pointsMaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+< Obama> McCain> In BetWhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalYesNoRegularlOccasionAlmost NPro-lifePro-choiCould ChMind MadEconomyEnvironmHealth CIraqTerrorisSocial SEducatioImmigrat< $50K> $50KWestern Eastern
McCain (R)64%67%60%48%69%63%72%60%67%59%75%66%69%10%**57%93%42%57%89%53%24%65%63%70%59%52%79%45%60%65%60%**41%60%93%****85%57%70%63%65%
Obama (D)34%31%36%48%29%35%26%37%31%38%21%32%29%89%**38%6%56%32%10%45%73%34%33%28%37%46%19%52%30%34%39%**53%40%7%****15%40%29%35%32%
Other1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%1%**2%0%1%7%0%0%1%0%1%1%1%1%0%1%3%0%0%**2%0%0%****0%1%0%1%1%
Undecided2%1%3%4%1%1%2%2%2%2%3%1%2%1%**2%1%1%4%1%2%2%1%2%2%3%1%2%1%7%0%1%**4%0%0%****0%2%1%1%2%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Likely Voters100%50%50%20%28%28%23%48%52%43%11%46%83%7%3%8%41%48%8%41%35%9%41%59%57%23%20%54%43%17%81%56%2%6%8%10%4%2%7%46%54%50%50%
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.