Posts Tagged ‘Public Opinion Polling’

  • Tulsa World: Guthrie now gets good reviews in Oklahoma

    on Feb 27, 12 • in Oklahoma Poll • with No Comments

    By Randy Krehbiel World Staff Writer Oklahomans seem to be of two minds about Woody Guthrie. They either like him, or they never heard of him. Responding to a recent survey, 52 percent of the 500 Oklahomans questioned said they have a favorable opinion of the Depression Era troubadour – but 41 percent had no opinion or didn’t know who Guthrie was. Stanton Doyle, a senior program officer with the George Kaiser Family Foundation, which is developing a Guthrie museum and archive in the Brady Arts District, said the first figure is “consistent with

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  • The Devil We Know

    on Feb 14, 12 • in PollBlog • with No Comments

    According to a poll taken by Sooner Poll in late November/early December, Oklahomans favor a flat tax over the current state personal income tax system. Nearly sixty percent of likely voters polled said they preferred just one marginal rate. Voters registered Republican preferred simplifying the system over those registered Democrat and Independent. The state income tax has been at the forefront of Governor Fallin and the Oklahoma Republican legislature agenda for the upcoming 2012 session. They want to eliminate the state income tax over an extended period of time- something like 10 years. They claim

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  • Majority of Oklahoma voters think tax system unfair, prefer flat tax

    on Feb 6, 12 • in Statewide • with 2 Comments

    Most likely Oklahoma voters say the current tax system is unfair and just over half say they would prefer a flat tax system with one marginal rate, according to a SoonerPoll survey. When asked if the income tax system currently used by the state and federal government is fair or unfair, 59 percent of respondents said unfair and 34.2 percent said fair. A 50.4 percent majority prefer a tax system that imposes the same tax rate on all taxpayers by taking the same percentage of income from everyone regardless of how much an individual earns

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