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News On 6 Poll Shows Runoff Likely In Republican Race For Governor

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An exclusive News On 6 poll asked more than 550 likely voters for their thoughts on who they'd vote for in the race for governor.

In the Republican race, 22% of likely Republican voters said they support former Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett. Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb is second with 21.2%. No other candidate tops 8% in the poll.

Undecideds among all Republicans were at 35.5%. However, in Oklahoma's 1st Congressional district, a seat currently held by Rep. Jim Bridenstine, undecideds are at 49.3%.

Among the Democrats running for governor, former Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson is the leader, with 34% of Democrat voters saying they support him. Former state senator Connie Johnson is second with about 12%.

Undecideds on the Democrat side were just shy of 50%.

The primary election will be June 26, 2018. 

As we reported last week, the same poll found strong support for teachers as they prepared for this week's walkout to demand more funding for public education.

3/26/2018 Related Story: Poll: Oklahoma Voters In Favor Of Change To Support Teachers

The poll was conducted for News On 6 by The margin of error is +/- 4.15 percent.

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