Posts Tagged ‘tea party’

  • What do Oklahomans say about the Tea Party?

    on Nov 4, 11 • in Statewide • with No Comments

    SoonerPoll added a question to the most recent Quarterly Poll that is designed to gain an understanding of why likely Oklahoma voters feel the way they do about the recent political movement known as the Tea Party. We asked likely Oklahoma voters “What one word best describes your impression of the Tea Party?” Results reveal that 20 respondents answered ‘Good,’ making it the most popular response.  ‘Conservative’ and ‘Crazy’ were the second and third most popular responses with 15 and 13 respondents respectively. To illustrate these results, all of the responses were entered into a

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  • Balancing the budget and concern over debt unite Oklahomans

    on Oct 3, 11 • in PollBlog • with No Comments

    The national debt currently stands at over $14.7 trillion, and that sum causes great concern to Oklahomans, regardless of political affiliation. By the same token, an overwhelming majority of Oklahomans support a constitutional amendment to require a balanced federal budget. SoonerPoll recently conducted a survey that asked respondents’ thoughts on the national debt, and on a balanced budget amendment, and I think you’ll find the results to be interesting. Here in Oklahoma, support for requiring the federal budget to be balanced has broad appeal. 76.2% of those polled supported such a measure, while just 17.7%

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  • Most Oklahomans prefer smaller government

    on Mar 25, 10 • in Statewide • with No Comments

    The results of a recent SoonerPoll found that most Oklahomans – 60.5 percent  – would like to see a smaller government, even if that means fewer services are available. “Oklahoma has been trending conservative for a long time,” Dr. Keith Gaddie, vice president of SoonerPoll, said, “The state has not always been, historically, fiscally conservative, but the rhetoric of fiscal conservatism has imbedded itself in the electorate and there is a hue and cry to return to a basic principal of conservative spending and  smaller government.”, Oklahoma’s public opinion pollster, conducted the scientific study using

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