Oklahoma Poll
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July 17, 2005
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Bill Shapard

Tulsans lag in enthusiasm on state economy

Most other Oklahomans are a bit more optimistic

The most pessimism about the Oklahoma economy comes from the Tulsa area, which this year lagged behind the rest of the state in job growth, according to a statewide survey.

The latest Oklahoma Poll found Sooners as a whole mostly upbeat about the state's economic picture, but Tulsans in general didn't share in the optimism.

The survey, conducted of 750 registered voters statewide June 23-27 by Oklahoma City-based SoonerPoll.com, found that one-fourth of Oklahomans think the state economy is very or reasonably healthy.

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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.