By a wide margin, Oklahomans said; "NO!" to a permanent added increase of another 1% on their monthly living expenses.
Oklahoma University president, David Boren wrote the proposal so that his college and the other state colleges would get a substantial permanent slice of the new pie.
Sooner Poll's Bill Shapard told Tulsa talk radio host, Pat Campbell that the proposal had nearly 60% support just 2 weeks prior to election day.
Then OCPA and other conservative groups went into overdrive with a last minute blitz.
The final tallies showed the proposal getting just shy of 41%.