Posts Tagged ‘Tulsa City Council’

  • Oklahoma Poll: Tulsa lacks leadership

    on Nov 15, 11 • in Oklahoma Poll, Tulsa • with No Comments

    By RANDY KREHBIEL World Staff Writer Dissatisfaction with the city’s leadership is at a four-year high, according to the most recent Oklahoma Poll. Thirty-four percent of the 508 likely Tulsa voters surveyed Oct. 27-Nov. 1 named lack of political leadership the city’s No. 1 problem, easily putting it at the top of the list. It’s by far the largest share that response has received in the five times since 2007 that the Oklahoma Poll has asked Tulsa voters the same question. The previous high was in October 2008, when 13 percent named leadership as the

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  • Poll shows most would pick another candidate over Bartlett

    on Nov 13, 11 • in Diverse, Oklahoma Poll, Tulsa • with No Comments

    By BRIAN BARBER & P.J. LASSEK World Staff Writers Mayor Dewey Bartlett won’t face re-election until 2013, but a new Tulsa World-sponsored poll shows that, if the election happened today, 58 percent of Tulsans would vote for another candidate. The scientific survey indicates 26 percent would vote for Bartlett, while 16 percent didn’t know or refused to answer. That could give other candidates the confidence to challenge Bartlett,’s Bill Shapard said, but two years is forever in politics, so a lot could change for the mayor. “It’s a long time, and a lot of

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  • Tulsa World Poll: Majority oppose City Charter changes

    on Nov 6, 11 • in Diverse, Oklahoma Poll, Tulsa • with No Comments

    By P.J. LASSEK & BRIAN BARBER World Staff Writers Tulsans may be fed up with City Hall controversies, but a new Tulsa World-sponsored poll indicates a majority of voters aren’t ready to adopt a council-city manager form of government or to add at-large councilors to the current structure. But they do support with slight majorities returning councilors to two-year terms and moving to nonpartisan races. CEO Bill Shapard said he is cautious about the poll results on the four City Charter amendments because they are barely majorities. Noncandidate issues can also be particularly unstable

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