MuskogeePolitico: Hern touts poll with him leading Harris 50%-34%

 
Poll Shows Kevin Hern Leading Harris by 16-Points in CD1 Republican Primary
Tulsa, OK – The Kevin Hern Campaign released the following statement regarding a new poll showing Kevin Hern leads Tim Harris in a survey of Oklahoma 1st Congressional District GOP primary voters by double digits.
“These poll results show the momentum our campaign has gained since the June election including our powerful grassroots operation,” said Campaign Manager Johnny Moyer. “While we are pleased with these numbers, our campaign will only continue to spread Kevin Hern’s conservative message in support of President Trump and against more spending from career politicians in Washington.”
The Tarrance Group poll revealed that Hern's positive momentum in the recent weeks finding Kevin Hern with a 16-point lead (50%-34%) over Tim Harris in the upcoming Republican primary run-off election.  In addition, Hern holds a 9-point lead (29%-20%) among voters who have made a definite choice on the ballot. In a further sign of the positive image Hern has with GOP run-off voters, fully 61% of voters who have an impression of Hern think of him as a conservative.  In contrast, just 43% of voters with an impression of Harris think of him as a conservative. As the campaign enters this final stretch, Kevin Hern is well positioned to win this GOP primary run-off election.  He has a double-digit lead on the ballot. This impressive lead is driven by his strongly favorable image with voters that includes being well defined as a conservative who will be a strong ally for President Trump. Responses to this survey were gathered August 7-9, 2018. All respondents interviewed in this study were part of a fully representative sample of N=301 registered likely Republican primary run-off voters.