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The Southern Illinois Poll: Fall 2013

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
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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 2013 Southern Illinois Poll interviewed 403 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 by the poll are: general outlook, Illinois 2014 primary election, Illinois political reform, Illinois budget, feelings toward industries and occupational groups, hydraulic fracturing, personal financial situation, abortion and marriage equality. The data includes a series of questions regarding higher education in Illinois, its funding, the priority it should be given, and opportunities for individuals to seek higher education. Demographic information is also included, covering age, race, gender, income, political party affiliation, political ideology, employment, household income, and religious activities. ZIP codes and county of residence are included.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2013-09-20 / 2013-10-02
    Time period: Fri Sep 20 00:00:00 EDT 2013--Wed Oct 02 00:00:00 EDT 2013
Geographic Coverage
  • Southern Illinois
Funding insitution(s): Paul Simon Public Policy Institute ().
This study is freely available to the general public via web download.

Update Metadata: 2016-08-20 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2016-08-20

Leonard, Charles; Jackson, John (2014): The Southern Illinois Poll: Fall 2013. Version: 2. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.