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Poll: Not enough support for tribal gaming

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2002

An Arizona Republic poll shows that 45 percent of registered voters favor a gaming initiative backed by 17 tribes in Arizona.

But that's not enough for Proposition 202 to become law. The paper reports that a proposition needs 50-percent-plus-one to win.

Voters, however, are nearly unanimous about two other initiatives. About 70 percent each oppose Proposition 200, an offering of the Colorado River Indian Tribes, and Proposition 201, to legalize slot machines at racetracks.

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3 gaming proposals in trouble (The Arizona Republic 10/30)
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Arizona Gaming Proposals (As submitted):
Proposition 200: Yes for Arizona! | Proposition 201: Coalition for Arizona | Arizonans for Fair Gaming & Indian Self-Reliance

Relevant Links:
Arizona Secretary of State - http://www.sos.state.az.us
Arizona Casinos, The Arizona Republic - http://www.azcentral.com/casino/arizona

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