Poll: Jena Nelson Leads Walters in State Superintendent Race

September 13, 2022
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OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (September 13, 2022) – According to new polling from SoonerPoll.com, Jena Nelson, 2020 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year, is leading Ryan Walters in the statewide race for Oklahoma State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

The poll revealed a five-point lead for Nelson, the choice of 48.1% of voters to Walters’ 43.1 percent. Voters naming education as the top issue this November choose Nelson by 90 percent.

“Oklahoma voters are stepping up to help support the mission to save public education, ” Mrs. Nelson said. “Across the state, we are seeing the momentum behind our campaign. Our students, our teachers and our communities need and deserve a strong education system.”

Taken between September 2-7, poll results also show Nelson leading among women. 

Poll can be found here


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