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Citation: Leonard, Charles; Jackson, John ; Grant, Tobin. The Simon Poll: Fall 2011 [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 2011 Simon Poll interviewed 1,000 registered voters across Illinois. For the entire sample, the statistical margin for error of plus or minus 3 percentage points at the 95 percent confidence level.

Areas covered by the poll are: general outlook, Illinois 2012 Primary Election, the presidential race, legislative redistricting, Illinois budget, campaign finance, term limits, political reform, immigration policy, political polarization, economic situation, abortion, and gay marriage. The data also includes a series of questions on born again/evangelical Christians and companion series on biblical literalism. A series of questions investigates the acceptance of women in politics. Demographic information is also included, covering age, race, gender, income, political party affiliation, political ideology, employment, household income, and religious activities. Census division, metropolitan statistical area, and other geographic locators are included. 

Funding Sources: Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

Date Created: 2014-08-26

Scope of Project

Subject Terms: Bible, polarization, term limits, campaign finance, right direction, Illinois polling, politics, Tea Party movement, political polarization, legislative redistricting, immigration, Perry, wrong direction, cuts, Illinois budget, Paul, better off, born-again Christians, economy, homeownership, Romney, presidential primary, women, Obama, political polling, Simon Poll, biblical literalism, economic situation, evangelical, partisanship, Cain, taxes

Geographic Coverage: Illinois

Time Periods : Oct 11, 2011 - Oct 16, 2011

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