Governor's Poll, Education Rally & Surge in Registered Voters

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This Week in Oklahoma Politics, KOSU's Michael Cross talks with Republican Political Consultant Neva Hill and, sitting in for Ryan Kiesel, Oklahoma Policy Institute Legislative Director Bailey Perkins about a new poll on the governor's race showing Republican Kevin Stitt with a narrow 46% lead over Democrat Drew Edmondson at 40%, education supporters plan a rally at the State Capitol ahead of the general election and the independent candidate for State Treasurer attacks his Republican opponent over pension reforms.

The trio also discusses news of a nonprofit sending out 59,000 absentee ballot applications to groups who usually don't vote in the midterm election and the number of registered voters in the state increases by more than 79,000 since January.