EXCLUSIVE POLL: Dorman Closing Gap On Fallin In Governor's Race


Thursday, October 30th 2014, 6:10 pm
By: News 9


Oklahomans will vote Tuesday on several key races, including a Governor's battle, that is much closer than anyone expected.

Our final exclusive pre-election poll shows Democrat challenger Joe Dorman has closed the gap against Governor Mary Fallin.

Related Story 10/2/2014: EXCLUSIVE: Poll Shows Fallin Up In Governor's Race

Right now Fallin has 48 percent of the votes and still leads Dorman who trails with forty percent. But Dorman has gained a lot of ground going into Tuesday's election.

Over the course of three months Dorman has cut an 18-point gap to eight points. Our pollster says Dorman is getting help from one-in-five Republicans who say they'll vote for him.

Complete Poll Results

“Joe Dorman has attracted a considerable amount of conservative votes which make up fifty percent of our electorate here in the state of Oklahoma,” said CEO of SoonerPoll.com Bill Shapard. “It just may prove to not be enough in a year when Democrats are struggling even at a nationwide basis.”

The general election is Nov. 4.

Get complete elections results on News 9, www.news9.com or any of the News 9 mobile apps.

The survey of 949 likely voters was conducted Oct. 25-29 by SoonerPoll.com, using a dual frame of both cell phones and land lines. The poll has a margin of error of +/- 3.18 percentage points. Results are weighted by age and party, stratified to Oklahoma likely voter demographics.