Recent polling shows just how much voters TRULY OPPOSE Proposal 1. See the numbers below. The more people know…the more likely they are to vote NO! 55% Say NO. But 65% Say NO after they read the language. PLEASE SHARE

MIRS News TARGET INSYGHT SURVEY STATEWIDE PROPOSAL I SPECIAL ELECTION

MAY 05, 2015

DATES MARCH 24 – 25, 2015

SAMPLE SIZE 700

MARGIN OF ERROR +/- 3.64 % AUTOMATED SURVEY

__ If you are a registered voter at the address I am calling?

100.0% Registered voter

Q: As you may know there will be a special statewide election on
Tuesday MAY 05th for a Statewide Ballot Proposal that would provide additional money for roads
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What are the chances, on Tuesday May 5th, of you voting in this special election?

85.0%
Almost certain

12.0%
Probably

3.0%
50-50

Next I will we ask you about the special election on May 5th__

Q: Based on what you know read, seen, discussed or heard about the statewide ballot proposal to provide additional money for roads and if the election were held today would you vote..?

36.0%
YES

55.0%
NO

9.0%
Undecided/Unsure

The Ballot Proposal as it will appear on the ballot reads __

Q: A proposal to amend the State Constitution to increase the sales/use tax from 6% to 7% to replace and supplement reduced revenue to the School Aid Fund and local units of government caused by the elimination of the sales/use tax on gasoline and diesel fuel for vehicles operating on public roads, and
give effect to laws that provide additional mone
y for roads and other transportation purposes by
increasing the gas tax and vehicle registration fees –
based on this would you vote..?

29.0%
YES

65.0%
NO

6.0%
Undecided/Unsure

Here is what the proposed constitutional amendment would do:__ Eliminate sales/use taxes on gasoline/diesel fuel for vehicles on public roads. Increase portion of the use tax dedicated to SCHOOL AID FUND. Expand use of School Aid Fund to community colleges and career / technical education, and prohibit use for year colleges/universities. Give effect to laws, including those that: increase sales /use tax to 7%, as authorized by constitutional amendment. Increase gasoline / diesel fuel tax and adjust annually for inflation, increase vehicle registration fees, and dedicate revenue for roads and other transportation purposes. Expand competitive bidding and warranties for road projects. Increase earned income tax credit – based on this would you vote..?

28.0%
YES

63.0%
NO

9.0%
Undecided/Unsure
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Have you seen any television ads or heard any radio ads that say they want you to vote “YES” in support of the additional money for roads?

72.0%
Yes

25.0%
No

3.0%
Undecided/don’t know
__

Also have you seen any television ads or heard any radio ads that say they want you to vote “NO” and oppose the additional money for roads?

21.0%
Yes

74.0%
No

5.0%
Undecided/don’t know

__Generally Speaking, do you consider yourself?

41.0%
Republican

38.0%
Democrat

22.0%
Independent
__

If you are White, Please Press

82.0%
White

7.0%
African American/Black

11.0%
Other

__For statistical purposes only, please use your telephone key pad to enter a two digit number to indicate your age?

5.0% Age 18 – 34

14.0% Age 35 – 49

22.0% Age 50 – 60

59.0% Age 61 and older

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