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Citation: Leonard, Charles; Jackson, John . The Simon Poll: Spring 2013 [Illinois Statewide]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2014-08-26.

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Project Description

The mission of the non-partisan Paul Simon Public Policy Institute polling is to provide citizens, policy-makers, and academic researchers with objective information about trends and issues facing society. 

The 2013 Simon Poll interviewed 600 registered voters across Illinois. For the entire sample, the statistical margin for error is plus or minus 4 percentage points. The Democratic subsample of 310 respondents has a margin of error of plus or minus 5.5 percentage points, and the Republican subsample of 186 respondents has a margin of error of 7.2 percentage points.

Areas covered by the poll are: general outlook, guns and society. legislative redistricting, Illinois pensions, Illinois budget, Illinois 2014 primary election, medical marijuana, abortion, and gay marriage. Demographic information is also included, covering age, race, gender, income, political party affiliation, employment, household income, and religious activities. Respondents’ ZIP Codes are included. 

Funding Sources: Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

Date Created: 2014-08-26

Scope of Project

Subject Terms: Illinois politics, Simon Poll, primary polling, gay marriage, medical marijuana, 2014 Illinois primary, legislative redistricting, Illinois gun rights, election polling, abortion, Illinois pensions, Illinois governor's race, Illinois polling, Illinois budget

Geographic Coverage: Illinois

Time Periods: Jan 27, 2013 - Feb 8, 2013

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