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Citation: Leonard, Charles; Jackson, John . The Simon Poll: Fall 2009 [Illinois Statewide]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2014-08-27.

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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 2009 Simon Poll interviewed 800 registered voters across Illinois. For the entire sample, the statistical margin for error is plus or minus 3.4 percentage points at the 95 percent confidence level.

Areas covered by the poll are: general outlook, Illinois 2010 primary election, legislative redistricting, Illinois budget, Illinois political reform, approval of elected officials’, government taxes and services, quality of life, health care, 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 are included. 

Funding Sources: Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

Date Created: 2014-08-25

Scope of Project

Subject Terms: government taxes, election polling, health care, redistricting, political reform, Illinois polling, Illinois political reform, polling, Simon Poll, Illinois politics, gay marriage, election, legislative redistricting, abortion, primary, value, opinion, quality of life, government services, taxes, Illinois budget

Geographic Coverage: Illinois

Time Periods : Sep 9, 2009 - Oct 8, 2009

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