Oklahoma Poll
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March 4, 2006
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Bill Shapard

Mayor's Race: Residents polled: What we care about

Many voters unhappy with city's direction

Crime and city hall turmoil also rank high as concerns, a poll reveals.

Tulsa voters aren't happy about the direction their city is headed, are worried about crime and have tired of bickering at City Hall.

An Oklahoma Poll conducted Feb. 24-26 found nearly 40 percent rated crime first on a list of six issues, and more than 60 percent said they felt less safe than four years ago.

Almost 60 percent said conflict on the City Council is hurting Tulsa, and 54.5 percent said the city is "on the wrong track."

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Bill Shapard
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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.