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The Simon Poll: Fall 2008 [Illinois Statewide]

Resource Type
  • Leonard, Charles (Paul Simon Public Policy Institute)
  • Jackson, John (Paul Simon Public Policy Institute)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
Free Keywords
Illinois; term limits; campaign finance; economy; public opinion; Illinois polling; political polling; Illinois political reform; Simon Poll; legislative redistricting; Illinois courts; quality of life; judiciary; taxes; government services; cuts; Illinois budget
  • 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 2008 Simon Poll interviewed 800 registered voters across Illinois. For the entire sample, the statistical margin for error of plus or minus 3.4 percentage points at the 95 percent confidence level.

    Areas covered by the poll are: general outlook, legislative redistricting, Illinois budget, campaign finance, term limits, Illinois political reform, government taxes and services, quality of life issues, and the Illinois courts and judiciary. 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.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2008-09-23 / 2008-10-17
    Time period: Tue Sep 23 00:00:00 EDT 2008--Fri Oct 17 00:00:00 EDT 2008
Geographic Coverage
  • Illinois
Funding insitution(s): Paul Simon Public Policy Institute ().
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 (2014): The Simon Poll: Fall 2008 [Illinois Statewide]. Version: 2. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.