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  • Most Oklahomans Agree Obama’s Prospective Energy Policy Is Harmful To Oklahoma

    on May 20, 09 • in Presidential, Statewide • with No Comments

    Given the importance of domestic exploration and refining Oklahoma’s economy, the Oklahoma Corporation Commission recently (April 16, 2009) wrote a letter to President Obama contending that the President’s energy tax increases in his proposed federal budget “would have disastrous effects on Oklahoma’s efforts to educate its children, clean its environment, and create jobs.” The letter makes several specific arguments and Oklahoma’s likely voters are largely in agreement with three of four major points of the letter. “Oklahoma is an energy exporting state. Any federal efforts to curb that industry will be met skeptically by our

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  • Is Obama Liberal?

    on May 11, 09 • in Presidential, Statewide • with No Comments

    Oklahomans describe Obama as moderate to liberal, yet half approve. A recent SoonerPoll shows that most Oklahomans classify president Obama’s political views as liberal, though approval ratings remain high. In an effort to dig deeper into approval/disapproval ratings by Oklahoma’s likeliest voters for Obama, SoonerPoll asked, “Thinking now about President Obama, do you consider him to be liberal, moderate or conservative in his political beliefs?” The results showed 67.3 percent of Oklahoma’s likely voters believe President Obama’s political views are liberal. These results are usually accompanied by low approval ratings but the poll’s other results

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  • Oklahomans Suggest Henry Should Only Accept Funds Without Strings Attached

    on Apr 30, 09 • in Governor, Statewide • with No Comments

    Oklahomans are Worried about Strings Attached to Stimulus Money Despite Governor Henry accepting all funds allocated to Oklahoma from the national stimulus bill, when asked by SoonerPoll, Oklahoma’s likely voters said that they think Henry should only accept funds with no strings attached (44%). Two of every ten respondents said he should accept all funds regardless of strings and an additional quarter said he should refuse all funds. conducted the scientific study using a random digit dial method via telephone of 318 likely voters in Oklahoma April 23-26, 2009. The study has a margin

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  • Oklahomans Remain Skeptical After Obama’s First 100 Days

    on Apr 30, 09 • in Presidential, Statewide • with No Comments

    Obama’s Performance So Far After testing specific areas of performance of the President’s first 100 days in office, SoonerPoll compared Oklahoma’s likely voter’s perceptions to those of the nation through a poll conducted by Hart and McInturff (February 26 – March 1, 2009) for NBC News and The Wall Street Journal of 1,007 adults across the nation with a margin of error of 3.1%. conducted the scientific study “via telephone of 318 likely voters in Oklahoma chosen at random April 23-26, 2009.” The study has a margin of error of ± 5.5%. The Oklahoma

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