Oklahoma Poll
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September 4, 2005
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Bill Shapard

Poll finds strong opposition to proposed fuel tax increase

A proposal to increase fuel taxes to fix state roads and bridges is opposed by 75 percent of those planning to vote on it, an Oklahoma Poll shows.

The poll of 503 likely voters was conducted Aug. 26-28 by Oklahoma City-based SoonerPoll.com with a margin of error of 4.4 percent. It was sponsored by the Tulsa World and KOTV, channel 6.

Only 16 percent said they would vote for the tax increase, and 9 percent were undecided.

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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.