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The Simon Poll: Fall 2012 [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
election polling; redistricting; special interest groups; Romney; political reform; 2014 election; financial disclosure; Illinois polling; Obama; Simon Poll; Illinois politics; special interest influence; gay marriage; wealth in the U.S.; presidential election; legislative redistricting; income; corruption; abortion; wealth; 2014 Illinois General Election; inequality; 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 2012 Simon Poll interviewed 1,261 registered voters across Illinois. For the entire sample, the statistical margin for error is plus or minus 2.77 percentage points at the 95 percent confidence level.

    Areas covered by the poll include: general outlook, Illinois 2012 general election, presidential race, legislative redistricting, financial disclosure in politics, special interest influence, corruption, political reform, wealth in the U.S., abortion, 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 telephone area codes are included.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2012-09-04 / 2012-09-10
    Time period: Tue Sep 04 00:00:00 EDT 2012--Mon Sep 10 00:00:00 EDT 2012
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: Fall 2012 [Illinois Statewide]. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.