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The Simon Poll: Fall 2014 [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
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  • 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 Fall 2014 Simon Poll interviewed 1,006 registered voters across Illinois. For the entire sample, the statistical margin of error is plus or minus three percentage points at the 95 percent confidence level.

    Areas covered by the poll are: the Illinois 2014 general election including the Governor' race, budget, political reform, and political corruption. Guns and society, views of the local police force, economic situation, abortion, and gay marriage are also covered by the poll. Demographic information is also included, covering age, race, gender, income, political party affiliation, political ideology, employment, household income, and religious activities. Zip code indicators are included in the data.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2014-09-23 / 2014-10-15
    Time period: Tue Sep 23 00:00:00 EDT 2014--Wed Oct 15 00:00:00 EDT 2014
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 (2014): The Simon Poll: Fall 2014 [Illinois Statewide]. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.