March 10, 2010

Rasmussen Reports Finds Fallin Defeats All Contenders in Governor's Race

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, national polling firm Rasmussen Reports found that Mary Fallin defeated all contenders in a recent telephone survey conducted on the Oklahoma governor’s race.

According to

The first Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 telephone survey of the race finds Fallin earning the support of 51% of likely voters against both announced Democrats in the race, Lieutenant Governor Jari Askins and state Attorney General Drew Edmondson.  …

Fallin, one of the state’s five House members, was the first woman to serve as lieutenant governor. She was elected to the House in 2006. Twenty-six percent (26%) of Oklahoma voters have a very favorable opinion of Fallin (emphasis added), while 13% view her very unfavorably.

Askins, a former legislator and judge, was elected lieutenant governor in 2006. She’s viewed very favorably by 14% and very unfavorably by eight percent (8%).  Twenty percent (20%) have a very favorable opinion of Edmonson, who has been state attorney general since 1994. Fourteen percent (14%) view him very unfavorably.

At this early stage of the campaign, Rasmussen Reports considers the very favorable and very unfavorable figures more significant than the overall favorability totals. (emphasis added)

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