Oklahoma Poll
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January 19, 2010
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Bill Shapard

Judges ripped; proposed rein also disliked

Oklahomans think judges are too lenient but they're not sure they want the Legislature to get involved in the judiciary, according to the latest Oklahoma Poll.

"I'm not sure I understand all the ins and outs," said Gwin Perrier of Westville. "In some areas, I know judges have been too lenient. But just because there's one bad one doesn't mean they're all bad."

Fifty-seven percent of those surveyed agreed that judges, on the whole, are too lenient. Only 29 percent disagreed.

Respondents were divided.

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Bill Shapard

Bill is the founder of SoonerPoll.com and ShapardResearch, a full service market research firm based in Oklahoma City. Bill began his career in polling after working on a major campaign in Oklahoma from 1996 until founding SoonerPoll in 2004.