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The Simon Poll: Spring 2013 [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
primary polling; medical marijuana; Illinois gun rights; election polling; Illinois pensions; Illinois governor's race; Illinois polling; Simon Poll; Illinois politics; gay marriage; legislative redistricting; 2014 Illinois primary; abortion; 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 2013 Simon Poll interviewed 600 registered voters across Illinois. For the entire sample, the statistical margin for error is plus or minus 4 percentage points. The Democratic subsample of 310 respondents has a margin of error of plus or minus 5.5 percentage points, and the Republican subsample of 186 respondents has a margin of error of 7.2 percentage points.

    Areas covered by the poll are: general outlook, guns and society. legislative redistricting, Illinois pensions, Illinois budget, Illinois 2014 primary election, medical marijuana, abortion, and gay marriage. Demographic information is also included, covering age, race, gender, income, political party affiliation, employment, household income, and religious activities. Respondents’ ZIP Codes are included.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2013-01-27 / 2013-02-08
    Time period: Sun Jan 27 00:00:00 EST 2013--Fri Feb 08 00:00:00 EST 2013
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: 2016-08-20 | Issue Number: 1 | Registration Date: 2016-08-20

Leonard, Charles; Jackson, John (2014): The Simon Poll: Spring 2013 [Illinois Statewide]. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.