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Questions - Election 2014: Illinois Governor - October 20-22, 2014

Illinois Governor: Rauner (R) 48%, Quinn (D) 47%
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Illinois Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters

Conducted October 20-22, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* If the election for governor of Illinois was held today, would you vote for Republican Bruce Rauner or Democrat Pat Quinn?

 

*NOTE: Results from surveys conducted prior to October 20-22, 2014 do not include leaners.

 

2* I’m going to read you a short list of people in the news. For each, please let me know if you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable, or very unfavorable impression. You’ve never heard of that person, just let me know.

 

Bruce Rauner

Pat Quinn

 

3* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of the new health care law?

 

4* Does the United States need stricter gun control laws?

 

5* Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose unions for public employees?

 

6* Which candidate for governor do you trust more to deal with government spending?

 

7* Which candidate for governor do you trust more to deal with taxes?

 

8* Which candidate for governor do you trust more on social issues?

 

9* Which candidate for governor do you trust more on government ethics and corruption?

 

10* Sometimes, unexpected things come up that prevent people from voting on Election Day. Are you certain that you will vote in this year’s elections, or is it possible that something could come up that would prevent you from voting?

 

11* How would you rate the job Barack Obama has been doing as president?

 

12* How would you rate the job Pat Quinn has been doing as governor?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence