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The Simon Poll: Fall 2010 [Illinois Statewide]

Resource Type
  • Leonard, Charles (Paul Simon Public Policy Institute)
  • Jackson, John (Paul Simon Public Policy Institute)
  • Grant, Tobin (Southern Illinois University, Political Science Department)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
Free Keywords
press; Governor's race; election polling; political tolerance; mass media; Illinois polling; Illinois political reform; Simon Poll; Illinois politics; gay marriage; Tea Party movement; legislative redistricting; abortion; Illinois 2010 General Election; First Amendment; military service; 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 2010 Simon Poll interviewed 1,000 registered voters across Illinois. For the entire sample, the statistical margin for error is plus or minus 3 percentage points at the 95 percent confidence level.

    Areas covered by the poll include: general outlook, Illinois 2010 General Election, the governor’s race, legislative redistricting, Illinois budget, Illinois political reform, political tolerance, First Amendment knowledge, mass media and the press, the Tea Party, abortion, gay/lesbian military service 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 other geographic identifiers are included.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2010-09-30 / 2010-10-10
    Time period: Thu Sep 30 00:00:00 EDT 2010--Sun Oct 10 00:00:00 EDT 2010
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: 4 | Registration Date: 2015-06-19

Leonard, Charles; Jackson, John; Grant, Tobin (2014): The Simon Poll: Fall 2010 [Illinois Statewide]. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.