Oklahoma Poll
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July 5, 2005
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Bill Shapard

Most against hike in fuel tax

Proposal faces difficult future, poll indicates

Already hit by rising gasoline prices this year, Oklahomans aren't in the mood for a fuel tax increase.

A statewide Oklahoma Poll shows that supporters of an increase have their work cut out for them before Oklahomans vote up or down on the tax increase issue Sept. 13.

Voters will decide the fate of State Question 723, which would gradually increase the gasoline tax by 5 cents and the diesel tax by 8 cents, bringing both to 22 cents per gallon within four years to get extra funds for roads and bridges.

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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.