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The Southern Illinois Poll: Spring 2010

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Leonard, Charles (Paul Simon Public Policy Institute)
  • Jackson, John (Paul Simon Public Policy Institute)
  • Grant, Tobin (Southern Illinois University, Political Science Department)
Publication Date
2014-08-26
Funding Reference
  • Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
Free Keywords
Jefferson; Pope; Illinois polling; Jackson; Perry; cuts; Illinois budget; Washington; Pulaski; Franklin; Union; Massac; political polling; Obama; Gallatin; Simon Poll; Johnson; Hardin; White; Saline; Randolph; Hamilton; Williamson; hunting; media; taxes; Alexander
Description
  • Abstract

    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 2010 Southern Illinois Poll interviewed 401 registered voters in 18 southern Illinois counties. The sample of voters came from the Southern Illinois counties of Alexander, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Union, Washington, White, and Williamson. For the entire sample, the statistical margin for error of plus or minus 4.9 percentage points at the 95 percent confidence level.
    Areas covered in the poll are: general outlook, Illinois 2010 general election, approval of elected officials, Illinois budget, feelings toward Congress, Supreme Court and specific special interest groups, and quality of life issues. The data also include a series of questions on hunting activity, news sources, and feelings toward African Americans. Demographic information is also included, covering age, race, gender, income, political party affiliation, political ideology, employment, household income, and religious activities. ZIP code and area codes
Temporal Coverage
  • 2010-04-05 / 2010-04-13
    Time period: Mon Apr 05 00:00:00 EDT 2010--Tue Apr 13 00:00:00 EDT 2010
Geographic Coverage
  • Southern Illinois
Note
Funding insitution(s): Paul Simon Public Policy Institute ().
Availability
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This study is freely available to the general public via web download.

Update Metadata: 2016-08-27 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2015-06-19

Leonard, Charles; Jackson, John; Grant, Tobin (2014): The Southern Illinois Poll: Spring 2010. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E13974V1