EXCLUSIVE POLL: Hofmeister Leads Incumbent Barresi In Race - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |


EXCLUSIVE POLL: Hofmeister Leads Incumbent Barresi in Superintendent Race

Posted: Updated:
[File Photo] [File Photo]

Challenger Joy Hofmeister now has a lead over State Superintendent Janet Barresi, according to the latest News9/News On 6 poll.

The poll, taken June 19-21, shows Hofmeister with a 22-point lead over Barresi, who is seeking her second term. The two were nearly tied in an earlier poll taken May 5-10.

5/14/2014 Related Story: EXCLUSIVE POLL: Superintendent Janet Barresi In Close Race With Challengers

The latest survey shows Hofmeister with 41.7 percent and Barresi with 19.5 percent. Brian Kelly had 14.1 percent, while nearly one in four likely Republican voters, 24.7 percent, are still undecided.

POLL RESULTS: Complete Republican Statewide Poll Results

A candidate needs to get more than 50 percent of the votes cast in the June 24 primary to avoid a runoff. The winner of the Republican primary will meet a Democrat in the Nov. 4 general election.

POLL RESULTS: Complete Democrat Statewide Poll Results

Our latest poll indicates Democrat Freda Deskin has 26.2 percent with a slight lead over John Cox with 19.4 percent. Ivan Holmes has 8.6 percent, Jack Herron has 2.9 percent. The largest number of likely voters, 42.8 percent, are still undecided on the Democrat side.

About the Poll:

SoonerPoll conducted the surveys between June 19 and June 21. Respondents were selected at random using landlines and cell phones. Results were weighted by gender, age, cell phone/landline collection and Congressional district, then stratified using a model of previous primary elections. The Republican poll has a sample of 840 likely voters and a margin of error of plus or minus 3.38 percentage points. The Democrat poll has a sample size of 781 likely voters and a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Mobile Alerts

Get breaking news, headlines, weather alerts & more on your cell phone.


See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.


Use our free classifieds to find the things you need or sell your items.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

ESP Interactive
Powered by WorldNow
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Oklahoma's Own News9.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 including Oklahoma City's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.