Oklahoma Poll
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November 9, 2008
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Bill Shapard

Poll shows Depression fears

Everybody's spending too much money, says one respondent.

More than 40 percent of Oklahomans believe the U.S. is entering an economic downturn similar to the Great Depression of the 1930s, according to the most recent Oklahoma Poll.

"When everybody is spending more money than they have coming in, what does that tell you? Depression is coming," said DeLois Hickson of Mannford.

Overall, 41 percent said the U.S. is facing another Depression. Older people and those in the 35-44 age group were even more likely to be concerned.

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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.