Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

Same Sex Marriage

Poll: More Than 4 In 10 Illinois Voters Support Gay Marriage

A new poll estimates that more than four in 10 Illinois voters now support full marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Poll: Illinois Voters Want Reform In State Government

Are Illinois voters ready for reform? A new poll suggests the answer is a resounding yes when it comes to state government.

WBBM Newsradio–09/27/2012

Election Poll

Poll: Most Illinoisans Favor Death Penalty, Same-Sex Marriage

A majority of Illinois voters believe the moratorium on enforcing the state’s death penalty should be lifted, nearly 73 percent of them believe that gays and lesbians should be allowed to serve openly in the military and two-thirds favor legal marriage or civil unions for same-sex couples, all according to a poll released over the weekend.


Illinois State Capitol

Poll: Most Think Illinois Heading In Wrong Direction

A new poll finds that 81.3 percent of Illinois voters say the state is headed in the wrong direction.