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OKC voters exclusively share opinions on MAPS 3 options

Scott Cooper September 23rd, 2009

When unveiling the projects that would comprise a new MAPS (Metropolitan Area Projects) proposal late last week, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett said getting this initiative passed would be a f...


Back in February, former mayor Humphreys was upset in his bid to be Oklahoma City school board chairman by Angela Monson, based largely on a significant African-American turnout in just a few precincts.

The city plans to lump all of the projects into one proposal for voters to consider. Gaddie called this strategy logrolling.

"The idea is if you roll everything up, the attractive elements will be so powerful that people will accept the things they don't like to get the things they really want. This is like bundling your cable packages. Who really wants a shopping network? But you take it because you want HBO."

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