April 20, 2010

Media Advisory -- Simon Institute Poll Results

David Yepsen, director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, will hold a news conference at 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, to release results of the inaugural “Southern Illinois Poll.” Others participating in the announcement will be Charles Leonard, director of the Simon Institute polling initiatives, and John S. Jackson, visiting professor at the Simon Institute. Since October 2008, the institute has conducted statewide polls on issues including Illinois’ budget, health care, social issues, and ethics. The news conference will be in the institute lobby at 1231 Lincoln Drive. For more information, contact Matt Baughman, associate director, at 618/453-4009 or 618/201-0082.