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 2010 Southern Illinois Poll interviewed 401 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. Poll conducted from April 5-13, 2010.
General outlook, Illinois 2010 General Election, Approval of elected officials, Illinois budget, Feelings toward Congress, Supreme Court and specific special interest groups, and Quality of Life issues. The data also include a series of questions on hunting activity, news sources, and feelings toward African Americans. Demographic information is also included, covering age, race, gender, income, political party affiliation, political ideology, employment, household income, and religious activities. ZIP code and area codes are included.
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Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, "The Southern Illinois Poll, Spring 2010" (2010). Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Southern Illinois Polls. Paper 4.