Latest ' Oklahoma Poll' results released - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

Latest ' Oklahoma Poll' results released

Updated:
Lieutenant Governor Mary Fallin says she will -not- run for governor next year. Instead, she'll run for re-election.

Fallin based her decision on what happened during this last legislative session. She says the role of Lieutenant Governor and Senate President could become more crucial in coming years. Results from the latest News on 6, Tulsa World "Oklahoma Poll" show Fallin is probably making the right decision.

The poll asked if the gubernatorial election were held today would you vote for Democrat incumbent Brad Henry or Republican Mary Fallin. The statewide results show 48-percent would re-elect Governor Henry. Only 27-percent would have voted for Fallin.

Former Congressman JC Watts says he's been encouraged to run for the Republican nomination, but he's still in the "listening" stage. The Oklahoma Poll shows Governor Henry would win against Watts as well. More than 48-percent of those polled said they would pick Henry. Almost 34-percent said they'd vote for Watts. Among Tulsa voters, Henry and Watts are tied.

Governor Henry says he does plan to run for re-election. Right now, he's enjoying a high approval rating. 72-percent of those surveyed say Henry is doing a good job. 17.5 percent disapprove.

The Oklahoma Poll has a margin of error of 3.5 percent. For a closer look at all these results, pick up Friday's edition of the Tulsa World.
  • NewsMore>>

  • Tulsa Responders Take Caution In Midst Of Synthetic Opioid's Rise

    Tulsa Responders Take Caution In Midst Of Synthetic Opioid's Rise

    Tulsa Responders Take Caution In Midst Of Synthetic Opioid's RiseTulsa Responders Take Caution In Midst Of Synthetic Opioid's Rise

    It's an elephant tranquilizer, 10 thousand times more powerful than morphine, and first responders say it's not a matter of "if" the drug will make its way onto Tulsa streets, but when. "It's not legal in the United States, so those folks who are using it have no idea what it is they are messing with," said Anthony First, Tulsa Police officer. Carfentanil. It's a synthetic opioid most commonly used to cut heroin. It can be solid, liquid, powder, or gas, which m...

    More >>

    It's an elephant tranquilizer, 10 thousand times more powerful than morphine, and first responders say it's not a matter of "if" the drug will make its way onto Tulsa streets, but when. "It's not legal in the United States, so those folks who are using it have no idea what it is they are messing with," said Anthony First, Tulsa Police officer. Carfentanil. It's a synthetic opioid most commonly used to cut heroin. It can be solid, liquid, powder, or gas, which m...

    More >>
  • Renovations Underway For Downtown Muskogee

    Renovations Underway For Downtown Muskogee

    Renovations Underway For Downtown Muskogee

    More >>

    Renovations Underway For Downtown Muskogee

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.