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Oklahoma Governor

Henry (D) 50% Istook (R) 39%

Sunday, May 07, 2006

Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry (D) leads his strongest Republican challenger, Ernest Istook, by 11 percentage points. The latest Rasmussen Reports election poll shows Henry with 50% of the statewide vote while Istook attracts 39%.

Support below 50% is generally considered problematic for an incumbent, but it's a good showing for a Democrat in a Republican-leaning state (in 2004, President Bush won 60% of the vote here).


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