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CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker

Illinois
Sample
Conducted
Margin of Error

1681 Registered Voters


March 9-11, 2016

3.5%

1. How would you rate the condition of the economy in Illinois today?
Very good . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3%
Fairly good . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19%
Fairly bad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36%
Very bad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4%

2. How likely is it that you will vote in the 2016 Presidential primary in Illinois?
Definitely will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71%
Probably will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%
Maybe will vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4%
Probably will not vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3%
Definitely will not vote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%
I already voted early in-person or by mail (absentee) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11%
Dont know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1%

3. In 2016, are you more likely to vote in the Democratic or Republican Presidential primary?
Democratic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51%
Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39%
Neither . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4%
Dont know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6%

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4. Which candidate are you most likely to vote for in the Illinois Republican Presidential primary
in 2016?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ted Cruz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34%


John Kasich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16%
Marco Rubio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11%
Donald Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38%
No preference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1%

5. Which best describes your support for [First Choice Candidate Name] right now?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Very strong Ive decided . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46%


Strong I probably wont change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29%
Somewhat strong I might still change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22%
Not too strong Ill probably keep looking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%

6. If [First Choice Candidate Name] doesnt get the nomination, who would most likely be your
second choice?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ted Cruz . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21%


John Kasich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24%
Marco Rubio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19%
Donald Trump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16%
None of them . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20%

7. Which candidate are you most likely to vote for in the Illinois Democratic Presidential primary
in 2016?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46%


Bernie Sanders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48%
No preference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6%

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8. Which best describes your support for [First Choice Candidate Name] right now?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Very strong Ive decided . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62%


Strong I probably wont change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27%
Somewhat strong I might still change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%
Not too strong Ill probably keep looking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%

9. Do you think trade with other countries creates or takes away U.S. jobs?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Creates U.S. jobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27%


Takes away U.S. jobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51%
Doesnt have much effect on U.S. jobs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%

10. When it comes to voting in Republican primaries, which of these best describes you...?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ive usually been interested, no matter who was running . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71%


Im more interested this year, because [First Choice Candidate Name] is running
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29%

11. If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ted Cruz
John Kasich
Marco Rubio
Donald Trump

Prepared
62%
59%
35%
47%

Not prepared
27%
23%
46%
41%

Not sure
11%
18%
19%
12%

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12. Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to
Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Is authentic
Listens to big
campaign donors
Can be too extreme
at times
Has clear positions
on issues
Will look out for
people like you
Sometimes
over-promises what
he can do

Describes
88%

Does not describe


12%

26%

74%

22%

78%

94%

6%

94%

6%

25%

75%

13. Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to
John Kasich?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for John Kasich
Question not listed due to small sample size.

14. Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to
Marco Rubio?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Marco Rubio
Question not listed due to small sample size.

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15. Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to
Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Is authentic
Listens to big
campaign donors
Can be too extreme
at times
Has clear positions
on issues
Will look out for
people like you
Sometimes
over-promises what
he can do

Describes
95%

Does not describe


5%

14%

86%

68%

32%

83%

17%

90%

10%

50%

50%

16. The next Republican President needs to...?


Asked of Republican primary voters

Stand up to Democrats more effectively . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57%


Negotiate with Democrats more effectively . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43%

17. Which of these has impacted your vote choice recently? Check all that apply.
Asked of Republican primary voters

How candidates performed at debates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42%


How candidates reacted to news events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29%
Seeing what happened on Super Tuesday and earlier contests . . . . . . . . . . 16%
Seeing where Republican leaders stand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48%
None of the above . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27%

18. If you had to choose, would you prefer a President who...?


Asked of Republican primary voters

Gets hands-on with the details of most issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63%


Sets big goals and then delegates the details to others . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37%

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19. If Donald Trump wins additional primaries this month, what should other Republicans do?
Asked of Republican primary voters not supporting Donald Trump

Do all they can to stop him from getting nominated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41%


Get behind him and try to win in November . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14%

20. If Ted Cruz wins additional primaries this month, what should other Republicans do?
Asked of Republican primary voters not supporting Ted Cruz

Do all they can to stop him from getting nominated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28%


Get behind him and try to win in November . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26%

21. How well do you feel you know each of the candidates and what they stand for?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders

Very well
57%
51%

Fairly well
34%
34%

Not very well yet


9%
14%

22. If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders

Prepared
82%
64%

Not prepared
11%
18%

Not sure
7%
17%

23. Do you feel Bernie Sanders is honest and trustworthy?


Asked of Democratic primary voters

Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79%
No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14%

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24. Do you feel Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47%
No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23%

25. Should the next president...?


Asked of Democratic primary voters

Generally continue Barack Obamas policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40%


Change to more progressive policies than Barack Obama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55%
Change to less progressive policies than Barack Obama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%

26. Do you think each of these candidates spends their time talking mostly about the future or
mostly about the past?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders

The Future
41%
60%

The Past
16%
13%

About even
43%
27%

27. Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to
Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Is authentic
Listens to big
campaign donors
Has clear positions
on issues
Can get their policies
enacted
Will look out for
people like you
Sometimes makes
unfair attacks on
others

Describes
87%

Does not describe


13%

58%

42%

92%

8%

95%

5%

91%

9%

24%

76%

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28. Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to
Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Is authentic
Listens to big
campaign donors
Has clear positions
on issues
Can get their policies
enacted
Will look out for
people like you
Sometimes makes
unfair attacks on
others

Describes
100%

Does not describe


0%

12%

88%

99%

1%

80%

20%

97%

3%

9%

91%

29. As President, do you feel each candidate would ultimately do...?


Asked of Democratic primary voters

Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders

What big donors want


54%
15%

What regular people


want
46%
85%

30. In general, how would you describe your own political viewpoint?
Very liberal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21%
Somewhat liberal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10%
Moderate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34%
Somewhat conservative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13%
Very conservative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%

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31. Generally speaking, do you think of yourself as a ...?
Strong Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29%
Not very strong Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11%
Lean Democrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%
Independent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%
Lean Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%
Not very strong Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10%
Strong Republican . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%

32. How do you feel about the Tea Party movement?


Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .22%
Oppose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45%
Neutral . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33%

33. Would you describe yourself as a born-again or evangelical Christian?


Yes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26%
No . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%

34. Are you male or female?


Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46%
Female . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54%

35. In what year were you born? [Age recoded from birth year]
18-29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%
30-44 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25%
45-64 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41%
65+ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19%

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36. What racial or ethnic group best describes you?
White . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74%
Black . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%
Hispanic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6%
Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6%

37. What is the highest level of education you have completed?


HS or less . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32%
Some college . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34%
College grad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21%
Post grad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13%

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1. Economy in State
How would you rate the condition of the economy in Illinois today?
Gender
Very good
Fairly good
Fairly bad
Very bad
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

3%
19%
36%
38%
4%

3%
20%
37%
36%
4%

3%
18%
34%
40%
5%

1%
21%
36%
33%
9%

3%
17%
39%
35%
6%

3%
17%
35%
43%
2%

4%
24%
32%
38%
2%

2%
16%
37%
42%
4%

3%
32%
29%
31%
4%

11%
16%
38%
25%
11%

7%
27%
36%
27%
4%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,679)

(778)

(901)

(257)

(418)

(682)

(322)

(1,251)

(224)

(104)

(100)

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2. Likelihood of Voting
How likely is it that you will vote in the 2016 Presidential primary in Illinois?
Gender
Definitely will vote
Probably will vote
Maybe will vote
Probably will not vote
Definitely will not vote
Already voted early or absentee
Dont know
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

71%
8%
4%
3%
2%
11%
1%

71%
9%
3%
2%
3%
12%
1%

70%
8%
5%
3%
2%
10%
1%

59%
11%
2%
3%
2%
24%
0%

68%
8%
8%
4%
1%
10%
0%

78%
7%
2%
2%
2%
8%
1%

68%
9%
6%
2%
2%
9%
2%

73%
8%
4%
2%
2%
10%
1%

60%
12%
6%
3%
4%
12%
3%

71%
8%
7%
0%
0%
14%
0%

68%
3%
5%
8%
0%
14%
1%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,679)

(778)

(901)

(257)

(418)

(682)

(322)

(1,250)

(224)

(104)

(101)

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3. 2016 Primary Turnout


In 2016, are you more likely to vote in the Democratic or Republican Presidential primary?
Gender
Democratic
Republican
Neither
Dont know
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

51%
39%
4%
6%

48%
44%
3%
5%

54%
35%
4%
8%

68%
25%
2%
6%

57%
31%
6%
6%

45%
46%
2%
6%

42%
45%
4%
8%

42%
48%
4%
6%

85%
5%
5%
4%

79%
11%
0%
11%

54%
34%
6%
6%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(1,681)

(779)

(902)

(257)

(418)

(684)

(322)

(1,252)

(224)

(104)

(101)

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4. First Choice Republican Candidate


Which candidate are you most likely to vote for in the Illinois Republican Presidential primary in 2016?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Gender

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

Ted Cruz
John Kasich
Marco Rubio
Donald Trump
No preference

34%
16%
11%
38%
1%

36%
18%
9%
36%
1%

31%
14%
13%
40%
2%

39%
19%
9%
30%
2%

29%
14%
21%
35%
1%

35%
15%
10%
39%
1%

33%
18%
7%
40%
1%

34%
16%
12%
37%
2%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(770)

(397)

(373)

(61)

(133)

(389)

(187)

(705)

(11)

(14)

(40)

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5. Republican Candidate Support


Which best describes your support for [First Choice Candidate Name] right now?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Gender
Very strong
Strong
Somewhat strong
Not too strong
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

46%
29%
22%
2%

46%
33%
18%
3%

47%
26%
26%
2%

31%
48%
16%
5%

52%
12%
33%
3%

48%
30%
20%
2%

45%
35%
19%
2%

46%
29%
22%
3%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(702)

(361)

(341)

(51)

(126)

(356)

(169)

(644)

(7)

(14)

(36)

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6. Second Choice Republican Candidate


If [First Choice Candidate Name] doesnt get the nomination, who would most likely be your second choice?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Gender

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

Ted Cruz
John Kasich
Marco Rubio
Donald Trump
None of them

21%
24%
19%
16%
20%

21%
24%
18%
17%
20%

21%
24%
20%
15%
19%

16%
38%
31%
15%
1%

21%
22%
22%
13%
22%

22%
23%
17%
17%
20%

22%
23%
18%
14%
23%

20%
25%
20%
16%
19%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(757)

(393)

(364)

(60)

(131)

(381)

(185)

(693)

(11)

(14)

(39)

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7. First Choice Democratic Candidate


Which candidate are you most likely to vote for in the Illinois Democratic Presidential primary in 2016?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders
No preference
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

46%
48%
6%

41%
55%
4%

50%
43%
7%

28%
69%
3%

40%
47%
12%

51%
46%
3%

61%
36%
3%

38%
57%
5%

70%
24%
7%

50%
45%
5%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(722)

(301)

(421)

(111)

(218)

(232)

(161)

(398)

(177)

(110)

(38)

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8. Democratic Candidate Support


Which best describes your support for [First Choice Candidate Name] right now?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
Very strong
Strong
Somewhat strong
Not too strong
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

62%
27%
8%
2%

64%
26%
6%
3%

61%
27%
10%
2%

78%
13%
6%
4%

57%
28%
14%
2%

61%
31%
5%
3%

62%
29%
9%
1%

62%
27%
9%
2%

59%
25%
13%
3%

63%
35%
0%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(573)

(248)

(325)

(80)

(161)

(200)

(132)

(317)

(144)

(83)

(29)

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9. Effect of Trade on U.S. Jobs


Do you think trade with other countries creates or takes away U.S. jobs?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Gender
Creates U.S. jobs
Takes away U.S. jobs
Doesnt have much effect on U.S. jobs
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

27%
51%
9%
13%

34%
48%
10%
8%

19%
54%
8%
19%

43%
31%
9%
17%

33%
47%
9%
11%

26%
52%
9%
13%

18%
58%
9%
15%

26%
51%
9%
14%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(768)

(394)

(373)

(61)

(133)

(388)

(185)

(703)

(11)

(14)

(40)

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10. Interest in This Republican Primary


When it comes to voting in Republican primaries, which of these best describes you...?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Gender
Ive usually been interested, no matter
who was running
Im more interested this year, because
[First Choice Candidate Name] is
running
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

71%

70%

72%

58%

78%

70%

71%

72%

29%

30%

28%

42%

22%

30%

29%

28%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(754)

(392)

(362)

(60)

(130)

(382)

(182)

(691)

(11)

(14)

(38)

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11. Republican Candidate Ready Ted Cruz


If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Gender

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

62%
27%
11%

65%
26%
9%

60%
27%
13%

64%
29%
8%

52%
38%
10%

67%
23%
11%

61%
27%
12%

63%
27%
11%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(762)

(393)

(369)

(61)

(133)

(381)

(186)

(697)

(11)

(14)

(40)

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12. Republican Candidate Ready John Kasich


If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Gender

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

59%
23%
18%

67%
19%
15%

52%
28%
21%

68%
8%
25%

49%
39%
13%

60%
22%
18%

63%
19%
18%

61%
22%
17%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(754)

(392)

(362)

(61)

(131)

(376)

(186)

(691)

(11)

(14)

(38)

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13. Republican Candidate Ready Marco Rubio


If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Gender

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

35%
46%
19%

35%
48%
17%

35%
43%
22%

33%
53%
14%

34%
42%
24%

37%
42%
21%

33%
53%
14%

36%
44%
19%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(760)

(392)

(368)

(61)

(133)

(380)

(186)

(695)

(11)

(14)

(40)

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14. Republican Candidate Ready Donald Trump


If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Gender

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

47%
41%
12%

47%
38%
15%

46%
44%
10%

27%
55%
18%

44%
52%
4%

51%
36%
14%

47%
38%
15%

46%
41%
13%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(764)

(395)

(369)

(61)

(133)

(382)

(188)

(699)

(11)

(14)

(40)

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15. Ted Cruz Traits Is authentic


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

88%
12%

92%
8%

82%
18%

95%
5%

94%
6%

87%
13%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(143)

(112)

100%

(255)

(135)

(61)

(235)

(21)

(39)

(3)

(3)

(14)

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16. Ted Cruz Traits Listens to big campaign donors


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

26%
74%

21%
79%

31%
69%

14%
86%

26%
74%

27%
73%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(142)

(112)

100%

(253)

(134)

(61)

(235)

(24)

(35)

(3)

(3)

(12)

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17. Ted Cruz Traits Can be too extreme at times


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

22%
78%

25%
75%

19%
81%

17%
83%

23%
77%

23%
77%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(143)

(108)

100%

(252)

(133)

(61)

(234)

(21)

(36)

(1)

(3)

(14)

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18. Ted Cruz Traits Has clear positions on issues


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

94%
6%

96%
4%

92%
8%

97%
3%

96%
4%

95%
5%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(144)

(111)

100%

(255)

(134)

(62)

(235)

(21)

(39)

(3)

(3)

(14)

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19. Ted Cruz Traits Will look out for people like you
Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

94%
6%

94%
6%

94%
6%

95%
5%

94%
6%

94%
6%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(142)

(110)

100%

(253)

(133)

(61)

(237)

(24)

(34)

(1)

(3)

(12)

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20. Ted Cruz Traits Sometimes over-promises what he can do


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Gender

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

25%
75%

26%
74%

24%
76%

18%
82%

33%
67%

26%
74%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(140)

(110)

100%

(250)

(131)

(61)

(230)

Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

(21)

(37)

(3)

(3)

(14)

21-26 John Kasich Traits


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to John Kasich?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for John Kasich
Question not listed due to small sample size.

27-32 Marco Rubio Traits


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Marco Rubio?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Marco Rubio
Question not listed due to small sample size.

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33. Donald Trump Traits Is authentic


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

95%
5%

93%
7%

96%
4%

96%
4%

93%
7%

95%
5%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(142)

(149)

100%

(291)

(150)

(75)

(257)

(19)

(47)

(3)

(10)

(20)

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34. Donald Trump Traits Listens to big campaign donors


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

14%
86%

6%
94%

23%
77%

12%
88%

3%
97%

13%
87%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(143)

(149)

100%

(292)

(151)

(75)

(258)

(19)

(47)

(3)

(10)

(20)

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35. Donald Trump Traits Can be too extreme at times


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

68%
32%

65%
35%

71%
29%

67%
33%

66%
34%

67%
33%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(140)

(142)

100%

(282)

(146)

(70)

(252)

(19)

(47)

(3)

(6)

(20)

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36. Donald Trump Traits Has clear positions on issues


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

83%
17%

80%
20%

86%
14%

83%
17%

83%
17%

82%
18%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(143)

(150)

100%

(293)

(152)

(75)

(260)

(19)

(47)

(3)

(10)

(20)

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37. Donald Trump Traits Will look out for people like you
Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

90%
10%

91%
9%

89%
11%

88%
12%

93%
7%

91%
9%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(143)

(150)

100%

(293)

(152)

(75)

(260)

(19)

(47)

(3)

(10)

(20)

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38. Donald Trump Traits Sometimes over-promises what he can do


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

50%
50%

55%
45%

44%
56%

47%
53%

56%
44%

53%
47%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(143)

(148)

100%

(292)

(152)

(74)

(260)

(19)

(47)

(3)

(8)

(20)

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39. Republican Candidate Actions


The next Republican President needs to...?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Gender
Stand up to Democrats more
effectively
Negotiate with Democrats more
effectively
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

57%

59%

55%

18%

51%

63%

63%

56%

43%

41%

45%

82%

49%

37%

37%

44%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(768)

(396)

(372)

(61)

(133)

(386)

(188)

(703)

(11)

(14)

(40)

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40. Republican Vote Choice Impact


Which of these has impacted your vote choice recently? Check all that apply.
Asked of Republican primary voters

Gender
How candidates performed at debates
How candidates reacted to news
events
Seeing what happened on Super
Tuesday and earlier contests
Seeing where Republican leaders
stand
None of the above
Totals

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

42%

41%

44%

62%

39%

40%

43%

41%

29%

28%

30%

58%

31%

24%

29%

28%

16%

16%

16%

26%

14%

14%

18%

15%

48%
27%

45%
30%

52%
23%

43%
18%

46%
29%

48%
27%

53%
27%

48%
27%

(771)

(397)

(373)

(61)

(133)

(389)

(188)

(706)

(11)

(14)

(40)

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41. Republican Hands-On or Delegate


If you had to choose, would you prefer a President who...?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Gender
Gets hands-on with the details of
most issues
Sets big goals and then delegates the
details to others
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

63%

50%

77%

54%

71%

63%

59%

63%

37%

50%

23%

46%

29%

37%

41%

37%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(766)

(397)

(369)

(61)

(133)

(384)

(188)

(701)

(11)

(14)

(40)

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42. Republican Response to Trump


If Donald Trump wins additional primaries this month, what should other Republicans do?
Asked of Republican primary voters not supporting Donald Trump

Gender
Do all they can to stop him from
getting nominated
Get behind him and try to win in
November
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

41%

40%

42%

60%

31%

37%

40%

45%
14%

46%
13%

43%
16%

33%
7%

51%
18%

45%
18%

45%
15%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(254)

(222)

100%

(476)

(86)

(235)

(113)

(444)

(43)

(8)

(4)

(20)

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43. Republican Response to Cruz


If Ted Cruz wins additional primaries this month, what should other Republicans do?
Asked of Republican primary voters not supporting Ted Cruz

Gender
Do all they can to stop him from
getting nominated
Get behind him and try to win in
November
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

28%

30%

26%

41%

20%

31%

28%

45%
26%

46%
23%

44%
29%

35%
24%

50%
30%

42%
27%

46%
26%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(253)

(257)

100%

(510)

(94)

(253)

(126)

(465)

(37)

(8)

(11)

(26)

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44. Democratic Candidate Perception Hillary Clinton


How well do you feel you know each of the candidates and what they stand for?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
Very well
Fairly well
Not very well yet
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

57%
34%
9%

65%
27%
8%

51%
40%
10%

53%
43%
5%

49%
42%
9%

64%
24%
12%

60%
32%
8%

63%
31%
6%

52%
44%
4%

50%
26%
24%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(708)

(299)

(408)

(108)

(209)

(231)

(159)

(396)

(166)

(108)

(37)

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45. Democratic Candidate Perception Bernie Sanders


How well do you feel you know each of the candidates and what they stand for?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
Very well
Fairly well
Not very well yet
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

51%
34%
14%

63%
26%
11%

43%
40%
16%

77%
20%
3%

51%
37%
12%

45%
35%
21%

44%
39%
16%

60%
31%
8%

26%
47%
27%

51%
31%
18%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(705)

(293)

(412)

(108)

(218)

(219)

(159)

(394)

(171)

(103)

(37)

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46. Democratic Candidate Ready Hillary Clinton


If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

82%
11%
7%

81%
15%
4%

83%
8%
9%

72%
16%
12%

76%
15%
9%

87%
8%
5%

92%
5%
3%

82%
12%
6%

87%
7%
6%

76%
10%
14%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(688)

(287)

(401)

(104)

(211)

(219)

(154)

(390)

(161)

(105)

(31)

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47. Democratic Candidate Ready Bernie Sanders


If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

64%
18%
17%

64%
19%
17%

65%
18%
17%

71%
16%
13%

69%
22%
10%

63%
18%
19%

55%
16%
28%

67%
17%
16%

56%
16%
27%

61%
30%
9%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(679)

(278)

(401)

(105)

(211)

(212)

(151)

(390)

(158)

(99)

(31)

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48. Bernie Sanders Traits


Do you feel Bernie Sanders is honest and trustworthy?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
Yes
No
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

79%
7%
14%

83%
4%
13%

76%
9%
15%

92%
2%
6%

76%
12%
12%

75%
8%
17%

80%
2%
18%

90%
2%
8%

57%
13%
31%

72%
15%
12%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(719)

(302)

(418)

(111)

(217)

(231)

(159)

(395)

(177)

(110)

(38)

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49. Hillary Clinton Traits


Do you feel Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
Yes
No
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

47%
30%
23%

41%
38%
21%

50%
24%
25%

37%
49%
13%

37%
36%
27%

54%
22%
24%

54%
20%
25%

42%
35%
23%

56%
18%
26%

57%
19%
24%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(722)

(302)

(420)

(111)

(218)

(233)

(161)

(398)

(177)

(110)

(38)

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50. Next President Policies


Should the next president...?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
Continue Obama policies
More progressive policies
Less progressive policies
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

40%
55%
5%

38%
58%
4%

41%
54%
5%

39%
57%
4%

37%
58%
6%

42%
55%
3%

42%
52%
6%

30%
64%
6%

64%
30%
6%

38%
61%
1%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(721)

(302)

(419)

(111)

(218)

(232)

(160)

(397)

(177)

(110)

(37)

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51. Democrats Talking about the Past Hillary Clinton


Do you think each of these candidates spends their time talking mostly about the future or mostly about the past?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
The Future
The Past
About even
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

41%
16%
43%

37%
17%
46%

44%
16%
40%

39%
20%
41%

31%
18%
51%

47%
15%
38%

49%
12%
39%

39%
20%
41%

50%
14%
35%

34%
6%
60%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(717)

(300)

(417)

(111)

(216)

(230)

(159)

(396)

(175)

(108)

(38)

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52. Democrats Talking about the Past Bernie Sanders


Do you think each of these candidates spends their time talking mostly about the future or mostly about the past?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
The Future
The Past
About even
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

60%
13%
27%

69%
11%
20%

54%
13%
32%

67%
13%
21%

56%
9%
34%

61%
16%
23%

59%
12%
29%

66%
9%
25%

43%
23%
34%

57%
12%
31%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(706)

(293)

(413)

(111)

(214)

(223)

(159)

(397)

(170)

(102)

(37)

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53. Hillary Clinton Traits Is authentic


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

87%
13%

81%
19%

90%
10%

83%
17%

83%
17%

95%
5%

85%
15%

88%
12%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(114)

(199)

100%

(313)

(80)

(109)

(95)

(143)

(116)

(29)

(46)

(9)

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54. Hillary Clinton Traits Listens to big campaign donors


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

58%
42%

59%
41%

57%
43%

64%
36%

59%
41%

51%
49%

58%
42%

49%
51%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(112)

(198)

100%

(310)

(81)

(105)

(96)

(145)

(111)

(29)

(46)

(9)

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55. Hillary Clinton Traits Has clear positions on issues


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

92%
8%

94%
6%

90%
10%

90%
10%

91%
9%

98%
2%

95%
5%

85%
15%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(116)

(198)

100%

(314)

(80)

(109)

(96)

(146)

(116)

(29)

(44)

(8)

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56. Hillary Clinton Traits Can get their policies enacted


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

95%
5%

93%
7%

96%
4%

99%
1%

91%
9%

95%
5%

95%
5%

93%
7%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(116)

(200)

100%

(316)

(82)

(109)

(96)

(146)

(116)

(29)

(46)

(9)

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57. Hillary Clinton Traits Will look out for people like you
Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

91%
9%

87%
13%

94%
6%

87%
13%

90%
10%

97%
3%

93%
7%

95%
5%

83%
17%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(122)

(193)

100%

(315)

(75)

(115)

(96)

(146)

(108)

(52)

(29)

(9)

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58. Hillary Clinton Traits Sometimes makes unfair attacks on others


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

24%
76%

24%
76%

24%
76%

30%
70%

18%
82%

24%
76%

22%
78%

25%
75%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(112)

(198)

100%

(311)

(82)

(105)

(96)

(144)

(112)

(29)

(46)

(9)

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59. Bernie Sanders Traits Is authentic


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Gender

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

Describes
Does not describe

100%
0%

100%
0%

99%
1%

100%
0%

100%
0%

99%
1%

100%
0%

100%
0%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(344)

(165)

(179)

(77)

(102)

(107)

(57)

(227)

(41)

(48)

(27)

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60. Bernie Sanders Traits Listens to big campaign donors


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

12%
88%

12%
88%

12%
88%

11%
89%

14%
86%

15%
85%

3%
97%

5%
95%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(341)

(165)

(176)

(75)

(102)

(106)

(57)

(226)

(41)

(48)

(25)

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61. Bernie Sanders Traits Has clear positions on issues


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

99%
1%

97%
3%

100%
0%

100%
0%

100%
0%

97%
3%

97%
3%

98%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(340)

(161)

(179)

(74)

(102)

(107)

(57)

(223)

(41)

(48)

(27)

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62. Bernie Sanders Traits Can get their policies enacted


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

80%
20%

79%
21%

81%
19%

82%
18%

80%
20%

75%
25%

87%
13%

77%
23%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(335)

(162)

(173)

(77)

(102)

(99)

(56)

(222)

(41)

(44)

(27)

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63. Bernie Sanders Traits Will look out for people like you
Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

97%
3%

95%
5%

100%
0%

100%
0%

96%
4%

97%
3%

97%
3%

98%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(344)

(165)

(180)

(77)

(102)

(108)

(57)

(228)

(41)

(48)

(27)

51

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64. Bernie Sanders Traits Sometimes makes unfair attacks on others


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

9%
91%

4%
96%

13%
87%

0%
100%

6%
94%

19%
81%

4%
96%

2%
98%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(342)

(164)

(178)

(77)

(101)

(106)

(57)

(225)

(41)

(48)

(27)

52

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65. Democratic Candidate Attention Hillary Clinton


As President, do you feel each candidate would ultimately do...?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
What big donors want
What regular people want
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

54%
46%

58%
42%

51%
49%

69%
31%

62%
38%

48%
52%

41%
59%

58%
42%

32%
68%

64%
36%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(717)

(301)

(417)

(111)

(216)

(231)

(159)

(396)

(176)

(108)

(37)

53

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Illinois

66. Democratic Candidate Attention Bernie Sanders


As President, do you feel each candidate would ultimately do...?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Gender
What big donors want
What regular people want
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Race/Ethnicity

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

White

Black

Hispanic

Other

15%
85%

10%
90%

19%
81%

5%
95%

21%
79%

16%
84%

12%
88%

6%
94%

30%
70%

26%
74%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(705)

(294)

(411)

(111)

(216)

(224)

(153)

(397)

(172)

(99)

(38)

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Sample
Conducted
Margin of Error

805 Likely Republican Primary Voters


March 9-11, 2016

4.4%

1. Economy in State
How would you rate the condition of the economy in Illinois today?
Ideology
Very good
Fairly good
Fairly bad
Very bad
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

1%
6%
36%
56%
1%

0%
1%
36%
61%
1%

0%
6%
38%
55%
1%

0%
10%
37%
51%
2%

0%
4%
35%
59%
1%

1%
8%
38%
52%
2%

1%
6%
37%
55%
2%

1%
6%
36%
56%
1%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(805)

(304)

(223)

(243)

(385)

(419)

(344)

(422)

Gender
Very good
Fairly good
Fairly bad
Very bad
Not sure

Tea Party

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

1%
6%
36%
56%
1%

1%
6%
40%
52%
1%

0%
6%
32%
60%
2%

0%
5%
34%
61%
0%

2%
11%
41%
44%
2%

0%
3%
35%
60%
2%

0%
9%
37%
53%
1%

1%
5%
39%
54%
1%

0%
7%
36%
57%
1%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(805)

(415)

(390)

(64)

(139)

(406)

(196)

(479)

(231)

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2. First Choice Republican Candidate


Which candidate are you most likely to vote for in the Illinois Republican Presidential primary in 2016?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ideology

Tea Party

Evangelical

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

Ted Cruz
John Kasich
Marco Rubio
Donald Trump
No preference

34%
16%
11%
38%
1%

51%
9%
7%
32%
1%

34%
20%
11%
34%
1%

16%
19%
15%
48%
2%

49%
8%
6%
36%
1%

20%
23%
16%
40%
2%

40%
15%
10%
35%
1%

29%
18%
12%
40%
1%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(804)

(304)

(224)

(242)

(386)

(419)

(344)

(421)

Gender

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

Ted Cruz
John Kasich
Marco Rubio
Donald Trump
No preference

34%
16%
11%
38%
1%

36%
18%
9%
36%
1%

31%
14%
13%
40%
2%

39%
19%
9%
30%
2%

29%
14%
21%
35%
1%

35%
15%
10%
39%
1%

33%
18%
7%
40%
1%

30%
17%
14%
37%
2%

33%
16%
7%
42%
1%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(804)

(414)

(390)

(64)

(139)

(406)

(196)

(480)

(230)

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3. Republican Candidate Support


Which best describes your support for [First Choice Candidate Name] right now?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ideology
Very strong
Strong
Somewhat strong
Not too strong
Totals
(Weighted N)

Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

46%
29%
22%
2%

53%
31%
16%
0%

40%
32%
24%
4%

45%
29%
24%
3%

52%
30%
17%
1%

41%
29%
26%
3%

41%
35%
22%
2%

50%
25%
22%
3%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(733)

(270)

(206)

(227)

(348)

(385)

(317)

(382)

Gender
Very strong
Strong
Somewhat strong
Not too strong

Tea Party

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

46%
29%
22%
2%

46%
33%
18%
3%

47%
26%
26%
2%

31%
48%
16%
5%

52%
12%
33%
3%

48%
30%
20%
2%

45%
35%
19%
2%

43%
30%
24%
2%

49%
30%
19%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(733)

(377)

(356)

(54)

(131)

(372)

(176)

(428)

(218)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

4. Second Choice Republican Candidate


If [First Choice Candidate Name] doesnt get the nomination, who would most likely be your second choice?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ideology

Tea Party

Evangelical

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

Ted Cruz
John Kasich
Marco Rubio
Donald Trump
None of them

21%
24%
19%
16%
20%

20%
20%
20%
27%
14%

29%
21%
16%
13%
21%

19%
33%
19%
7%
23%

24%
21%
19%
23%
14%

19%
27%
20%
9%
25%

22%
20%
21%
17%
19%

21%
28%
18%
15%
19%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(791)

(301)

(221)

(237)

(382)

(409)

(339)

(415)

Gender

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

Ted Cruz
John Kasich
Marco Rubio
Donald Trump
None of them

21%
24%
19%
16%
20%

21%
24%
18%
17%
20%

21%
24%
20%
15%
19%

16%
38%
31%
15%
1%

21%
22%
22%
13%
22%

22%
23%
17%
17%
20%

22%
23%
18%
14%
23%

25%
25%
21%
13%
16%

17%
24%
13%
19%
26%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(791)

(411)

(380)

(62)

(137)

(398)

(193)

(471)

(227)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

5. Effect of Trade on U.S. Jobs


Do you think trade with other countries creates or takes away U.S. jobs?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ideology
Creates U.S. jobs
Takes away U.S. jobs
Doesnt have much effect on U.S. jobs
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

27%
51%
9%
13%

28%
51%
7%
14%

22%
54%
10%
15%

30%
48%
11%
11%

28%
49%
10%
13%

25%
53%
8%
14%

27%
53%
5%
16%

28%
50%
12%
11%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(802)

(304)

(221)

(243)

(382)

(419)

(341)

(422)

Gender
Creates U.S. jobs
Takes away U.S. jobs
Doesnt have much effect on U.S. jobs
Not sure

Tea Party

Total

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

27%
51%
9%
13%

34%
48%
10%
8%

19%
54%
8%
19%

43%
31%
9%
17%

33%
47%
9%
11%

26%
52%
9%
13%

18%
58%
9%
15%

27%
51%
10%
12%

23%
56%
9%
12%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(802)

(412)

(390)

(64)

(139)

(406)

(193)

(480)

(228)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

6. Interest in This Republican Primary


When it comes to voting in Republican primaries, which of these best describes you...?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ideology
Ive usually been interested, no matter
who was running
Im more interested this year, because
[First Choice Candidate Name] is
running
Totals
(Weighted N)

Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

71%

80%

76%

59%

73%

68%

72%

70%

29%

20%

24%

41%

27%

32%

28%

30%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(788)

(300)

(220)

(236)

(380)

(408)

(336)

(415)

Gender
Ive usually been interested, no matter
who was running
Im more interested this year, because
[First Choice Candidate Name] is
running

Tea Party

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

71%

70%

72%

58%

78%

70%

71%

79%

58%

29%

30%

28%

42%

22%

30%

29%

21%

42%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(788)

(410)

(378)

(62)

(136)

(399)

(190)

(469)

(225)

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7. Republican Candidate Ready Ted Cruz


If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ideology

Tea Party

Evangelical

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

62%
27%
11%

74%
17%
9%

67%
20%
13%

46%
44%
9%

77%
17%
6%

49%
36%
15%

68%
22%
10%

58%
32%
10%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(796)

(303)

(219)

(240)

(383)

(413)

(338)

(419)

Gender

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

62%
27%
11%

65%
26%
9%

60%
27%
13%

64%
29%
8%

52%
38%
10%

67%
23%
11%

61%
27%
12%

66%
24%
11%

57%
33%
10%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(796)

(411)

(385)

(64)

(139)

(398)

(195)

(474)

(229)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

8. Republican Candidate Ready John Kasich


If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ideology

Tea Party

Evangelical

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

59%
23%
18%

56%
28%
17%

67%
14%
19%

58%
26%
16%

57%
27%
16%

61%
20%
19%

57%
26%
17%

62%
22%
16%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(788)

(300)

(218)

(236)

(380)

(409)

(335)

(415)

Gender

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

59%
23%
18%

67%
19%
15%

52%
28%
21%

68%
8%
25%

49%
39%
13%

60%
22%
18%

63%
19%
18%

63%
20%
17%

55%
26%
19%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(788)

(410)

(378)

(64)

(137)

(393)

(195)

(469)

(229)

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9. Republican Candidate Ready Marco Rubio


If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ideology

Tea Party

Evangelical

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

35%
46%
19%

35%
45%
20%

36%
45%
19%

35%
49%
16%

35%
47%
18%

35%
44%
20%

36%
43%
21%

35%
49%
15%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(794)

(303)

(219)

(239)

(383)

(411)

(338)

(417)

Gender

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

35%
46%
19%

35%
48%
17%

35%
43%
22%

33%
53%
14%

34%
42%
24%

37%
42%
21%

33%
53%
14%

41%
41%
17%

24%
56%
20%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(794)

(409)

(385)

(64)

(139)

(397)

(194)

(473)

(229)

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10. Republican Candidate Ready Donald Trump


If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ideology

Tea Party

Evangelical

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

47%
41%
12%

53%
36%
12%

41%
44%
15%

44%
43%
13%

52%
34%
14%

41%
47%
12%

45%
41%
14%

48%
41%
11%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(798)

(304)

(220)

(239)

(384)

(414)

(339)

(420)

Gender

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

47%
41%
12%

47%
38%
15%

46%
44%
10%

27%
55%
18%

44%
52%
4%

51%
36%
14%

47%
38%
15%

48%
41%
12%

46%
38%
16%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(798)

(413)

(385)

(64)

(139)

(399)

(196)

(476)

(229)

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11. Ted Cruz Traits Is authentic


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Ideology
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

88%
12%

90%
10%

79%
21%

96%
4%

67%
33%

81%
19%

94%
6%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(151)

(76)

100%

(267)

(186)

(81)

(133)

(121)

(38)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Total

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

88%
12%

92%
8%

82%
18%

95%
5%

94%
6%

88%
12%

82%
18%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(150)

(117)

100%

(267)

(141)

(64)

(139)

(77)

(22)

(41)

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12. Ted Cruz Traits Listens to big campaign donors


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Ideology
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

26%
74%

19%
81%

35%
65%

16%
84%

49%
51%

30%
70%

21%
79%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(151)

(76)

100%

(265)

(185)

(80)

(133)

(121)

(36)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

26%
74%

21%
79%

31%
69%

14%
86%

26%
74%

24%
76%

38%
62%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(148)

(117)

100%

(265)

(140)

(63)

(138)

(76)

(25)

(37)

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13. Ted Cruz Traits Can be too extreme at times


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Ideology
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

22%
78%

12%
88%

32%
68%

17%
83%

34%
66%

19%
81%

28%
72%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(150)

(76)

100%

(263)

(184)

(78)

(129)

(121)

(35)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Total

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

22%
78%

25%
75%

19%
81%

17%
83%

23%
77%

27%
73%

23%
77%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(150)

(113)

100%

(263)

(139)

(64)

(139)

(74)

(22)

(38)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

14. Ted Cruz Traits Has clear positions on issues


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Ideology
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

94%
6%

98%
2%

90%
10%

98%
2%

87%
13%

94%
6%

94%
6%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(150)

(76)

100%

(267)

(184)

(82)

(132)

(122)

(39)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

94%
6%

96%
4%

92%
8%

97%
3%

96%
4%

94%
6%

93%
7%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(150)

(116)

100%

(267)

(140)

(64)

(141)

(77)

(22)

(41)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

15. Ted Cruz Traits Will look out for people like you
Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Ideology
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

94%
6%

96%
4%

90%
10%

95%
5%

91%
9%

92%
8%

96%
4%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(153)

(76)

100%

(264)

(187)

(77)

(132)

(121)

(34)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

94%
6%

94%
6%

94%
6%

95%
5%

94%
6%

94%
6%

98%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(149)

(115)

100%

(264)

(139)

(64)

(140)

(73)

(25)

(36)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

16. Ted Cruz Traits Sometimes over-promises what he can do


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Ted Cruz?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Ted Cruz

Ideology
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

25%
75%

15%
85%

39%
61%

17%
83%

44%
56%

28%
72%

24%
76%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(148)

(76)

100%

(261)

(181)

(80)

(129)

(121)

(36)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

25%
75%

26%
74%

24%
76%

18%
82%

33%
67%

28%
72%

23%
77%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(146)

(115)

100%

(261)

(137)

(63)

(137)

(74)

(22)

(39)

17-22 John Kasich Traits


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to John Kasich?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for John Kasich
Question not listed due to small sample size.

23-28 Marco Rubio Traits


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Marco Rubio?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Marco Rubio
Question not listed due to small sample size.

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

29. Donald Trump Traits Is authentic


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Ideology
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

95%
5%

91%
9%

99%
1%

94%
6%

93%
7%

96%
4%

96%
4%

94%
6%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(304)

(96)

(75)

(116)

(141)

(163)

(118)

(168)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

95%
5%

93%
7%

96%
4%

96%
4%

93%
7%

95%
5%

93%
7%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(148)

(156)

100%

(304)

(157)

(79)

(178)

(97)

(19)

(49)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

30. Donald Trump Traits Listens to big campaign donors


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Ideology
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

14%
86%

5%
95%

7%
93%

24%
76%

17%
83%

12%
88%

16%
84%

12%
88%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(305)

(97)

(75)

(116)

(139)

(166)

(119)

(168)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

14%
86%

6%
94%

23%
77%

12%
88%

3%
97%

14%
86%

11%
89%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(149)

(156)

100%

(305)

(158)

(78)

(179)

(96)

(19)

(49)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

31. Donald Trump Traits Can be too extreme at times


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Ideology
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

68%
32%

62%
38%

63%
37%

76%
24%

61%
39%

73%
27%

69%
31%

66%
34%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(294)

(97)

(73)

(107)

(130)

(164)

(116)

(160)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

68%
32%

65%
35%

71%
29%

67%
33%

66%
34%

65%
35%

70%
30%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(146)

(148)

100%

(294)

(152)

(73)

(179)

(85)

(19)

(49)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

32. Donald Trump Traits Has clear positions on issues


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Ideology
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

83%
17%

84%
16%

85%
15%

81%
19%

84%
16%

82%
18%

91%
9%

79%
21%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(306)

(97)

(76)

(116)

(141)

(166)

(119)

(169)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

83%
17%

80%
20%

86%
14%

83%
17%

83%
17%

85%
15%

81%
19%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(150)

(157)

100%

(306)

(159)

(79)

(180)

(97)

(19)

(49)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

33. Donald Trump Traits Will look out for people like you
Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Ideology
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

90%
10%

89%
11%

95%
5%

88%
12%

87%
13%

93%
7%

94%
6%

88%
12%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(306)

(97)

(76)

(116)

(141)

(166)

(119)

(169)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

90%
10%

91%
9%

89%
11%

88%
12%

93%
7%

93%
7%

85%
15%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(150)

(157)

100%

(306)

(159)

(79)

(180)

(97)

(19)

(49)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

34. Donald Trump Traits Sometimes over-promises what he can do


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Donald Trump?
Asked of Republican primary goers voting for Donald Trump

Ideology
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

50%
50%

49%
51%

51%
49%

51%
49%

52%
48%

47%
53%

49%
51%

51%
49%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(305)

(97)

(76)

(114)

(141)

(164)

(119)

(167)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

50%
50%

55%
45%

44%
56%

47%
53%

56%
44%

49%
51%

55%
45%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(150)

(155)

100%

(305)

(159)

(77)

(180)

(95)

(19)

(49)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

35. Republican Candidate Actions


The next Republican President needs to...?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ideology
Stand up to Democrats more
effectively
Negotiate with Democrats more
effectively
Totals
(Weighted N)

Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

57%

82%

54%

34%

79%

37%

61%

54%

43%

18%

46%

66%

21%

63%

39%

46%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(802)

(303)

(223)

(242)

(385)

(417)

(343)

(422)

Gender
Stand up to Democrats more
effectively
Negotiate with Democrats more
effectively

Tea Party

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

57%

59%

55%

18%

51%

63%

63%

58%

53%

43%

41%

45%

82%

49%

37%

37%

42%

47%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(802)

(414)

(388)

(64)

(139)

(403)

(196)

(478)

(230)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

36. Republican Vote Choice Impact


Which of these has impacted your vote choice recently? Check all that apply.
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ideology
How candidates performed at debates
How candidates reacted to news
events
Seeing what happened on Super
Tuesday and earlier contests
Seeing where Republican leaders
stand
None of the above
Totals

Totals

Evangelical

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

42%

42%

39%

49%

41%

43%

41%

44%

29%

29%

24%

33%

26%

32%

27%

32%

16%

16%

14%

19%

15%

17%

14%

18%

48%
27%

53%
25%

46%
30%

46%
23%

54%
25%

43%
28%

50%
26%

48%
27%

(805)

(304)

(224)

(243)

(386)

(419)

(344)

(422)

Gender
How candidates performed at debates
How candidates reacted to news
events
Seeing what happened on Super
Tuesday and earlier contests
Seeing where Republican leaders
stand
None of the above

Tea Party

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

42%

41%

44%

62%

39%

40%

43%

44%

41%

29%

28%

30%

58%

31%

24%

29%

33%

24%

16%

16%

16%

26%

14%

14%

18%

18%

11%

48%
27%

45%
30%

52%
23%

43%
18%

46%
29%

48%
27%

53%
27%

46%
26%

55%
26%

(805)

(415)

(390)

(64)

(139)

(406)

(196)

(480)

(231)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

37. Republican Hands-On or Delegate


If you had to choose, would you prefer a President who...?
Asked of Republican primary voters

Ideology
Gets hands-on with the details of
most issues
Sets big goals and then delegates the
details to others
Totals
(Weighted N)

Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

63%

64%

58%

63%

62%

64%

63%

61%

37%

36%

42%

37%

38%

36%

37%

39%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(800)

(303)

(222)

(241)

(383)

(417)

(340)

(421)

Gender
Gets hands-on with the details of
most issues
Sets big goals and then delegates the
details to others

Tea Party

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

63%

50%

77%

54%

71%

63%

59%

62%

61%

37%

50%

23%

46%

29%

37%

41%

38%

39%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(800)

(415)

(385)

(64)

(139)

(401)

(196)

(476)

(229)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

38. Republican Response to Trump


If Donald Trump wins additional primaries this month, what should other Republicans do?
Asked of Republican primary voters not supporting Donald Trump

Ideology
Do all they can to stop him from
getting nominated
Get behind him and try to win in
November
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

41%

26%

54%

47%

27%

54%

42%

40%

45%
14%

61%
13%

30%
16%

40%
12%

59%
14%

31%
15%

43%
14%

46%
13%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(497)

(206)

(147)

(128)

(244)

(253)

(223)

(253)

Gender
Do all they can to stop him from
getting nominated
Get behind him and try to win in
November
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

41%

40%

42%

60%

31%

37%

41%

39%

45%
14%

46%
13%

43%
16%

33%
7%

51%
18%

45%
18%

42%
17%

50%
10%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(265)

(232)

100%

(497)

(90)

(245)

(118)

(299)

(134)

(45)

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Illinois Likely Republican Voters

39. Republican Response to Cruz


If Ted Cruz wins additional primaries this month, what should other Republicans do?
Asked of Republican primary voters not supporting Ted Cruz

Ideology
Do all they can to stop him from
getting nominated
Get behind him and try to win in
November
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Tea Party

Total

Very conservative

Conservative

Moderate

Yes

No

Yes

No

28%

23%

24%

35%

19%

34%

29%

28%

45%
26%

45%
32%

54%
22%

43%
22%

56%
26%

39%
27%

45%
26%

46%
27%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(533)

(149)

(148)

(204)

(197)

(337)

(207)

(299)

Gender
Do all they can to stop him from
getting nominated
Get behind him and try to win in
November
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Evangelical

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Republican

Independent

28%

30%

26%

41%

20%

31%

24%

34%

45%
26%

46%
23%

44%
29%

35%
24%

50%
30%

42%
27%

47%
29%

45%
21%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(264)

(269)

100%

(533)

(98)

(265)

(132)

(336)

(154)

(39)

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Sample
Conducted
Margin of Error

755 Likely Democratic Primary Voters


March 9-11, 2016

5.5%

1. Economy in State
How would you rate the condition of the economy in Illinois today?
Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

5%
28%
36%
24%
6%

5%
27%
39%
19%
11%

3%
30%
35%
29%
3%

6%
32%
40%
17%
5%

3%
28%
38%
25%
5%

4%
31%
31%
31%
4%

12%
21%
38%
16%
12%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(755)

(272)

(128)

(272)

(417)

(184)

(115)

Very good
Fairly good
Fairly bad
Very bad
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Very good
Fairly good
Fairly bad
Very bad
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

5%
28%
36%
24%
6%

5%
32%
39%
20%
4%

5%
25%
35%
27%
7%

3%
29%
38%
20%
9%

2%
18%
41%
30%
9%

5%
31%
34%
26%
4%

11%
38%
33%
16%
3%

6%
30%
36%
23%
4%

3%
22%
41%
25%
9%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(755)

(315)

(440)

(116)

(228)

(243)

(168)

(563)

(152)

CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker


Illinois Likely Democratic Voters

2. First Choice Democratic Candidate


Which candidate are you most likely to vote for in the Illinois Democratic Presidential primary in 2016?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology
Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

46%
48%
6%

36%
62%
2%

50%
46%
4%

51%
42%
8%

38%
57%
5%

70%
24%
7%

50%
45%
5%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(755)

(272)

(128)

(272)

(416)

(184)

(115)

Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders
No preference
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders
No preference
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Total

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

46%
48%
6%

41%
55%
4%

50%
43%
7%

28%
69%
3%

40%
47%
12%

51%
46%
3%

61%
36%
3%

55%
38%
6%

17%
82%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(755)

(315)

(440)

(116)

(228)

(243)

(168)

(563)

(152)

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3. Democratic Candidate Support


Which best describes your support for [First Choice Candidate Name] right now?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

62%
27%
8%
2%

76%
18%
5%
1%

60%
25%
11%
3%

53%
36%
7%
3%

62%
27%
9%
2%

59%
25%
13%
3%

63%
35%
0%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(598)

(211)

(110)

(213)

(331)

(151)

(86)

Very strong
Strong
Somewhat strong
Not too strong
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Very strong
Strong
Somewhat strong
Not too strong
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

62%
27%
8%
2%

64%
26%
6%
3%

61%
27%
10%
2%

78%
13%
6%
4%

57%
28%
14%
2%

61%
31%
5%
3%

62%
29%
9%
1%

63%
27%
9%
2%

64%
24%
7%
4%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(598)

(259)

(339)

(83)

(168)

(209)

(138)

(454)

(119)

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4. Democratic Candidate Perception Hillary Clinton


How well do you feel you know each of the candidates and what they stand for?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

57%
34%
9%

70%
23%
6%

52%
43%
5%

49%
42%
9%

63%
31%
6%

52%
44%
4%

50%
26%
24%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(739)

(270)

(128)

(269)

(414)

(173)

(113)

Very well
Fairly well
Not very well yet
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Very well
Fairly well
Not very well yet
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

57%
34%
9%

65%
27%
8%

51%
40%
10%

53%
43%
5%

49%
42%
9%

64%
24%
12%

60%
32%
8%

57%
36%
7%

56%
29%
15%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(739)

(313)

(427)

(113)

(219)

(241)

(166)

(551)

(149)

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5. Democratic Candidate Perception Bernie Sanders


How well do you feel you know each of the candidates and what they stand for?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

51%
34%
14%

72%
19%
9%

50%
37%
13%

40%
47%
13%

60%
31%
8%

26%
47%
27%

51%
31%
18%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(736)

(272)

(126)

(261)

(412)

(178)

(108)

Very well
Fairly well
Not very well yet
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Very well
Fairly well
Not very well yet
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

51%
34%
14%

63%
26%
11%

43%
40%
16%

77%
20%
3%

51%
37%
12%

45%
35%
21%

44%
39%
16%

48%
35%
17%

62%
33%
5%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(736)

(306)

(431)

(113)

(228)

(229)

(166)

(547)

(151)

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6. Democratic Candidate Ready Hillary Clinton


If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology

Race

Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

82%
11%
7%

88%
7%
5%

87%
10%
4%

79%
12%
9%

82%
12%
6%

87%
7%
6%

76%
10%
14%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(718)

(264)

(125)

(256)

(408)

(169)

(109)

Gender

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

82%
11%
7%

81%
15%
4%

83%
8%
9%

72%
16%
12%

76%
15%
9%

87%
8%
5%

92%
5%
3%

89%
6%
5%

63%
23%
14%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(718)

(299)

(419)

(108)

(221)

(229)

(161)

(543)

(137)

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7. Democratic Candidate Ready Bernie Sanders


If elected, do you feel each of these candidates is prepared to be President right now?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology

Race

Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

64%
18%
17%

73%
13%
13%

60%
24%
16%

63%
19%
18%

67%
17%
16%

56%
16%
27%

61%
30%
9%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(709)

(264)

(125)

(244)

(407)

(165)

(104)

Gender

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

Prepared
Not prepared
Not sure

64%
18%
17%

64%
19%
17%

65%
18%
17%

71%
16%
13%

69%
22%
10%

63%
18%
19%

55%
16%
28%

61%
19%
20%

83%
8%
9%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(709)

(290)

(419)

(109)

(220)

(222)

(158)

(533)

(137)

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8. Bernie Sanders Traits


Do you feel Bernie Sanders is honest and trustworthy?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology
Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

79%
7%
14%

84%
6%
9%

83%
2%
16%

76%
7%
16%

90%
2%
8%

57%
13%
31%

72%
15%
12%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(751)

(272)

(127)

(270)

(413)

(184)

(115)

Yes
No
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Yes
No
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Total

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

79%
7%
14%

83%
4%
13%

76%
9%
15%

92%
2%
6%

76%
12%
12%

75%
8%
17%

80%
2%
18%

76%
8%
16%

92%
3%
6%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(751)

(315)

(436)

(116)

(227)

(242)

(167)

(560)

(152)

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9. Hillary Clinton Traits


Do you feel Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

47%
30%
23%

44%
32%
24%

40%
35%
25%

49%
25%
26%

42%
35%
23%

56%
18%
26%

57%
19%
24%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(754)

(272)

(128)

(272)

(416)

(184)

(115)

Yes
No
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Yes
No
Not sure
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

47%
30%
23%

41%
38%
21%

50%
24%
25%

37%
49%
13%

37%
36%
27%

54%
22%
24%

54%
20%
25%

55%
21%
23%

15%
59%
25%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(754)

(315)

(439)

(116)

(227)

(243)

(168)

(563)

(152)

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10. Next President Policies


Should the next president...?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology
Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

40%
55%
5%

28%
72%
0%

45%
54%
1%

46%
46%
8%

30%
64%
6%

64%
30%
6%

38%
61%
1%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(753)

(272)

(128)

(272)

(415)

(184)

(115)

Continue Obama policies


More progressive policies
Less progressive policies
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Continue Obama policies
More progressive policies
Less progressive policies
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Total

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

40%
55%
5%

38%
58%
4%

41%
54%
5%

39%
57%
4%

37%
58%
6%

42%
55%
3%

42%
52%
6%

46%
51%
3%

22%
69%
9%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(753)

(315)

(438)

(116)

(227)

(243)

(167)

(563)

(152)

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11. Democrats Talking about the Past Hillary Clinton


Do you think each of these candidates spends their time talking mostly about the future or mostly about the past?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

41%
16%
43%

45%
17%
38%

42%
17%
40%

40%
13%
47%

39%
20%
41%

50%
14%
35%

34%
6%
60%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(749)

(271)

(128)

(269)

(414)

(183)

(113)

The Future
The Past
About even
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
The Future
The Past
About even
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

41%
16%
43%

37%
17%
46%

44%
16%
40%

39%
20%
41%

31%
18%
51%

47%
15%
38%

49%
12%
39%

48%
12%
41%

16%
33%
51%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(749)

(314)

(436)

(116)

(226)

(240)

(167)

(560)

(151)

11

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12. Democrats Talking about the Past Bernie Sanders


Do you think each of these candidates spends their time talking mostly about the future or mostly about the past?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

60%
13%
27%

70%
14%
16%

67%
14%
19%

58%
8%
33%

66%
9%
25%

43%
23%
34%

57%
12%
31%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(738)

(271)

(128)

(258)

(415)

(178)

(107)

The Future
The Past
About even
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
The Future
The Past
About even
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

60%
13%
27%

69%
11%
20%

54%
13%
32%

67%
13%
21%

56%
9%
34%

61%
16%
23%

59%
12%
29%

58%
14%
28%

72%
4%
23%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(738)

(306)

(432)

(116)

(223)

(232)

(166)

(548)

(151)

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13. Hillary Clinton Traits Is authentic


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

87%
13%

82%
18%

77%
23%

92%
8%

85%
15%

88%
12%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(327)

(93)

(63)

(124)

(149)

(121)

Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

(48)
Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

87%
13%

81%
19%

90%
10%

83%
17%

83%
17%

95%
5%

87%
13%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(119)

(208)

100%

(327)

(84)

(114)

(99)

(290)

(30)

(25)

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14. Hillary Clinton Traits Listens to big campaign donors


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

58%
42%

56%
44%

42%
58%

73%
27%

58%
42%

49%
51%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(324)

(91)

(64)

(124)

(151)

(116)

Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

(48)
Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

58%
42%

59%
41%

57%
43%

64%
36%

59%
41%

51%
49%

59%
41%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(117)

(207)

100%

(324)

(84)

(110)

(100)

(288)

(30)

(25)

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15. Hillary Clinton Traits Has clear positions on issues


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

92%
8%

97%
3%

88%
12%

90%
10%

95%
5%

85%
15%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(328)

(96)

(64)

(124)

(152)

(121)

Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

(46)
Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

92%
8%

94%
6%

90%
10%

90%
10%

91%
9%

98%
2%

92%
8%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(121)

(207)

100%

(328)

(84)

(114)

(100)

(291)

(30)

(25)

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16. Hillary Clinton Traits Can get their policies enacted


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

95%
5%

96%
4%

91%
9%

97%
3%

95%
5%

93%
7%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(330)

(96)

(64)

(124)

(152)

(121)

Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

(48)
Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

95%
5%

93%
7%

96%
4%

99%
1%

91%
9%

95%
5%

95%
5%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(121)

(209)

100%

(330)

(85)

(114)

(100)

(293)

(30)

(25)

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17. Hillary Clinton Traits Will look out for people like you
Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

91%
9%

95%
5%

83%
17%

91%
9%

93%
7%

95%
5%

83%
17%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(329)

(96)

(64)

(130)

(152)

(113)

(55)

Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

91%
9%

87%
13%

94%
6%

87%
13%

90%
10%

97%
3%

92%
8%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(128)

(201)

100%

(329)

(78)

(120)

(100)

(291)

(30)

(25)

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18. Hillary Clinton Traits Sometimes makes unfair attacks on others


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Hillary Clinton?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Hillary Clinton

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

24%
76%

29%
71%

17%
83%

29%
71%

22%
78%

25%
75%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(325)

(92)

(63)

(124)

(151)

(117)

Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Age group

(48)
Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

24%
76%

24%
76%

24%
76%

30%
70%

18%
82%

24%
76%

25%
75%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(117)

(207)

100%

(325)

(85)

(109)

(100)

(288)

(30)

(25)

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Illinois Likely Democratic Voters

19. Bernie Sanders Traits Is authentic


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Ideology

Race

Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

Describes
Does not describe

100%
0%

100%
0%

100%
0%

99%
1%

100%
0%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(359)

(169)

(59)

(111)

(237)

Gender

(43)

Age group

(50)
Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

Describes
Does not describe

100%
0%

100%
0%

99%
1%

100%
0%

100%
0%

99%
1%

100%
0%

100%
0%

100%
0%

Totals
(Weighted N)

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(359)

(172)

(187)

(81)

(107)

(112)

(60)

(215)

(122)

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Illinois Likely Democratic Voters

20. Bernie Sanders Traits Listens to big campaign donors


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

12%
88%

1%
99%

11%
89%

26%
74%

5%
95%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(356)

(166)

(59)

(111)

(236)

Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

(43)

Age group

(50)
Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

12%
88%

12%
88%

12%
88%

11%
89%

14%
86%

15%
85%

3%
97%

7%
93%

16%
84%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(356)

(172)

(184)

(79)

(107)

(111)

(60)

(213)

(122)

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Illinois Likely Democratic Voters

21. Bernie Sanders Traits Has clear positions on issues


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

99%
1%

99%
1%

100%
0%

97%
3%

98%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(355)

(169)

(59)

(107)

(233)

Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

(43)

Age group

(50)
Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

99%
1%

97%
3%

100%
0%

100%
0%

100%
0%

97%
3%

97%
3%

99%
1%

99%
1%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(355)

(168)

(187)

(77)

(107)

(112)

(59)

(215)

(122)

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Illinois Likely Democratic Voters

22. Bernie Sanders Traits Can get their policies enacted


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

80%
20%

79%
21%

80%
20%

83%
17%

77%
23%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(350)

(167)

(57)

(110)

(232)

Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

(43)

Age group

(46)
Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

80%
20%

79%
21%

81%
19%

82%
18%

80%
20%

75%
25%

87%
13%

80%
20%

79%
21%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(350)

(169)

(181)

(81)

(107)

(104)

(59)

(211)

(118)

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Illinois Likely Democratic Voters

23. Bernie Sanders Traits Will look out for people like you
Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

97%
3%

100%
0%

95%
5%

96%
4%

98%
2%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(360)

(169)

(59)

(112)

(238)

Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

(43)

Age group

(50)
Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

97%
3%

95%
5%

100%
0%

100%
0%

96%
4%

97%
3%

97%
3%

98%
2%

96%
4%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(360)

(172)

(188)

(81)

(107)

(113)

(60)

(216)

(122)

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Illinois Likely Democratic Voters

24. Bernie Sanders Traits Sometimes makes unfair attacks on others


Candidates often have plusses and minuses. Which of these traits do you feel apply to Bernie Sanders?
Asked of Democratic primary goers voting for Bernie Sanders

Ideology
Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

9%
91%

1%
99%

6%
94%

15%
85%

2%
98%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(357)

(167)

(59)

(111)

(235)

Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
Describes
Does not describe
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Total

(43)

Age group

(50)
Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

9%
91%

4%
96%

13%
87%

0%
100%

6%
94%

19%
81%

4%
96%

5%
95%

16%
84%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(357)

(171)

(186)

(81)

(106)

(110)

(60)

(214)

(121)

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Illinois Likely Democratic Voters

25. Democratic Candidate Attention Hillary Clinton


As President, do you feel each candidate would ultimately do...?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology
Total

Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

54%
46%

57%
43%

51%
49%

57%
43%

58%
42%

32%
68%

64%
36%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(750)

(271)

(128)

(269)

(414)

(184)

(113)

What big donors want


What regular people want
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
What big donors want
What regular people want
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

54%
46%

58%
42%

51%
49%

69%
31%

62%
38%

48%
52%

41%
59%

45%
55%

82%
18%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(750)

(314)

(435)

(116)

(226)

(241)

(166)

(561)

(150)

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Illinois Likely Democratic Voters

26. Democratic Candidate Attention Bernie Sanders


As President, do you feel each candidate would ultimately do...?
Asked of Democratic primary voters

Ideology
Very liberal

Liberal

Moderate

White

Black

Hispanic

15%
85%

9%
91%

7%
93%

24%
76%

6%
94%

30%
70%

26%
74%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(736)

(272)

(128)

(255)

(414)

(180)

(103)

What big donors want


What regular people want
Totals
(Weighted N)

Gender
What big donors want
What regular people want
Totals
(Weighted N)

Race

Total

Age group

Party ID

Total

Male

Female

18-29

30-44

45-64

65+

Democrat

Independent

15%
85%

10%
90%

19%
81%

5%
95%

21%
79%

16%
84%

12%
88%

17%
83%

5%
95%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

(736)

(307)

(430)

(116)

(225)

(234)

(160)

(552)

(146)

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