The Simon Poll: Spring 2015 [Illinois Statewide]

Resource Type
  • Leonard, Charlie (Paul Simon Public Policy Institute)
  • Jackson, John (Paul Simon Public Policy Institute)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • Paul Simon Public Policy Institute
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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 2014 Simon Poll interviewed 1,000 registered voters across Illinois. The margin of error for this study is plus or minus 3 percentage points at the 95 percent confidence level. The margin for error will be larger for demographic, geographic and response subgroups.

    Areas covered in the poll are: General outlook, approval of elected officials, Illinois budget, hydraulic fracturing, community development, veterans issues, media consumption, attitudes towards social groups, abortion and gay marriage. Demographic information is also included, covering age, race, gender, income, political party affiliation, employment, household income, neighborhood composition, and religious activities. Respondents ZIP Codes are included.

Temporal Coverage
  • 2015-02-28 / 2015-03-10
    Time period: Sat Feb 28 00:00:00 EST 2015--Tue Mar 10 00:00:00 EDT 2015
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: 402 | Registration Date: 2015-11-11