Oklahoma Poll
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January 31, 2010
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Bill Shapard

Poll gives GOP edge in fixing budget

Thirty percent of respondents say they've been affected by cuts.

Oklahomans have more confidence in Republicans to handle the state's budget crisis but don't seem to have great faith in either party, according to the most recent Oklahoma Poll.

Forty-two percent of those surveyed said the GOP is best-suited to guide state government through its tight financial straits. About one-quarter preferred Democrats, while 15 percent said neither and 9 percent said both.

The difference, said poll respondent Clarence Roberts of Mannford, is honesty.

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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.