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Project Citation: 

Leonard, Charles, and Jackson, John. The Simon Poll: Fall 2012 [Illinois Statewide]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2014-08-26. https://doi.org/10.3886/E100047V1

Persistent URL:  http://doi.org/10.3886/E100047V1

Project Description

Project Title:  The Simon Poll: Fall 2012 [Illinois Statewide]
Summary:  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 2012 Simon Poll interviewed 1,261 registered voters across Illinois. For the entire sample, the statistical margin for error is plus or minus 2.77 percentage points at the 95 percent confidence level.


Areas covered by the poll include: general outlook, Illinois 2012 general election, presidential race, legislative redistricting, financial disclosure in politics, special interest influence, corruption, political reform, wealth in the U.S., abortion, and gay marriage. Demographic information is also included, covering age, race, gender, income, political party affiliation, political ideology, employment, household income, and religious activities. Respondents’ ZIP codes and telephone area codes are included. 
Funding Sources:  Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

Scope of Project

Subject Terms:  election polling; redistricting; special interest groups; Romney; political reform; 2014 election; financial disclosure; Illinois polling; Obama; Simon Poll; Illinois politics; special interest influence; gay marriage; wealth in the U.S.; presidential election; legislative redistricting; income; corruption; abortion; wealth; 2014 Illinois General Election; inequality; Illinois budget
Geographic Coverage:  Illinois
Time Period(s):  9/4/2012 – 9/10/2012


Related Publications

Publications:

  • Leonard Charles & Jackson John. n.d. The Simon Poll: Fall 2008 [Illinois Statewide] [Data set]. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research,. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3886/E100034V2
  • Leonard Charles & Jackson John. n.d. The Simon Poll: Fall 2009 [Illinois Statewide] [Data set]. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research,. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3886/E100035V4
  • Leonard Charles & Jackson John. n.d. The Simon Poll: Fall 2012 [Illinois Statewide] [Data set]. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research,. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3886/E100047V1
  • Leonard Charles & Jackson John. n.d. The Simon Poll: Fall 2014 [Illinois Statewide] [Data set]. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research,. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3886/E100043V1
  • Leonard Charles & Jackson John. n.d. The Simon Poll: Spring 2013 [Illinois Statewide] [Data set]. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research,. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3886/E100039V1
  • Leonard Charles, Jackson John & Grant Tobin. n.d. The Simon Poll: Fall 2011 [Illinois Statewide] [Data set]. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research,. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3886/E100040V2
  • Leonard Charlie & Jackson John. n.d. The Simon Poll: Spring 2015 [Illinois Statewide] [Data set]. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research,. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3886/E100115V1

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