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Poll: Self-service gas a polarizing issue

Modified: Friday, Jun 6th, 2014

Oregonís long-standing policy on no self-service gas appears to have created a deep divide among state voters, and now cuts right along gender, political and generational lines.

A Public Policy Polling survey found registered voters are about equally split on the issue with 46 percent feeling they should be able to pump their own gas, while 44 percent prefer the status quo.

Men favor the idea of self-service gas by a spread of 55 percent to 39 percent. Women, on the other hand, do not, with 39 percent saying they support the idea and 55 percent indicating they like the policy as it stands.

For the complete article see the 06-06-2014 issue.

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