Exclusive News 9 Poll: Lt. Governor Race
Oklahoma voters are two months away from voting for a new governor and other state officers.
In our exclusive News 9 poll, we asked voters what they thought about the state questions and all the statewide races.
This is the first of several polls we'll do leading up to Nov. 6.
This was a scientific poll of 400 likely voters and we're looking at the lieutenant governor's race.
Republican Matt Pinnell is leading the way, with 49 percent; Democrat Anastasia Pittman is 18 points back at 31 percent; and Independent Ivan Holmes gets 5 percent, with 15 percent still undecided.
Pinnell had to win a runoff to get to the general, and our pollster thinks that helped him.
"Interesting enough, the Republicans that ran in the runoff, even though some of them were contentious, is showing that they are performing best in these general election match-ups, because of the increased name identification and the increased exposure during that August election," said Bill Shapard of SoonerPoll.com.
Here are the results from the poll, minus the governor's race. That will be revealed at 10 p.m. Tuesday.