The prospect of buying retail liquor on Election Day is on the rocks
Will Rogers once said Oklahomans would vote dry as long as they could stagger to the polls. He wasn't entirely right, but he might not have been entirely wrong, either.
Although Oklahomans eventually legalized package sales and, later, county-option liquor by the drink, they apparently are far from ready to give up one of the last vestiges of the state's prohibitionist past.
By almost 2-to-1, respondents to the latest Oklahoma Poll said they will vote against a measure on next Tuesday's ballot that would allow liquor stores to stay open during elections.
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