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Tuesday, November 6
48 percent

Percentage of registered 18-29 year old Oklahomans who voted in 2008, compared to 62 percent of those 30 years and older

Source: Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

Monday, November 5
51 percent

Percentage of offenders released from prison without supervision in Oklahoma in 2010, as opposed to probation or parole

Source: OK Policy Blog

Friday, November 2
$1.3 billion

Amount allocated to the state’s General Revenue Fund (GRF) in the first quarter of FY 2013, exceeding estimated collections by 1.7 percent

Source:  Office of the State Treasurer

Thursday, November 1
7

Number of states that doubled their rate of obesity over the last 15 years, including Oklahoma

Source:  Trust for America’s Health 

Wednesday, October 31
22 percent

Percentage of children in Oklahoma who live in neighborhoods with poorly kept or dilapidated housing, compared to 15% nationally in 2007

Source: Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative

Tuesday, October 30
28.6 percent

The average property tax cut for telecommunications companies if State Question 766 passes.

Source: Oklahoma Tax Commission via NewsOK

Monday, October 29
77

Number of counties won by Roosevelt in 1936 and Nixon in 1972, the first time each party swept Oklahoma

Source: Tulsa World

Friday, October 26
$19,032,000

Total amount of tax revenue generated from hunting and fishing licensing in Oklahoma, 2011

Source: OK Policy Database

Thursday, October 25
29

Number of counties in Oklahoma where 10 percent or more of the residents are employed in agriculture

Source: Atlas of Rural and Small Town America

Wednesday, October 24
$79 million

Amount awarded in October by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation for maintenance and improvements of highways, interstates, and roads in 24 counties

Source: Oklahoma Department of Transportation