October 16, 2009

Media Advisory -- Opinion Poll News Conference

The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute will hold simultaneous 10:30 a.m. news conferences on Monday, Oct. 19, at the State Capital in Springfield and at the institute, located at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The institute recently conducted its second annual statewide poll, and results of Illinois opinions on ethics and political reform measures will be released during the news conferences. Reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to attend.

Poll results on the gubernatorial contest and job approval ratings were released earlier today (Oct. 16) and are available at http://news.siuc.edu/news/October09/101609tewPSPPI.html.

Results of voter opinions on the state budget -- including tax increases and budget cuts -- will be released by e-mail Wednesday, Oct. 21. The poll’s findings on health care, abortion and gay marriage will be released later.