This year’s election is likely to be based on two primary issues: roads and K-12 education. That, according to political consultant TJ Bucholz of Lambert-Edwards and Associates. A new poll released by the firm shows that any state spending should be on K-12 education and roads. Bucholz says they offered respondents five different options on how to spend the one billion dollar budget surplus, and roads and K-12 education were far ahead of the other options. And those other options included a tax cut. In fact, when asked, 40 percent of voters say the money should go to roads and bridges and only six percent favor it for tax cuts. In addition, 32 percent want the money for K-12 education compared to seven percent who want to spend it in mental health services and five percent want it spent on higher education.