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SOUTHERN IL POLL

Almost 80% of registered voters in the region think the state and the nation are headed in the wrong direction. Fewer than 15 percent think Illinois and the U.S. are on the right track. The survey was conducted by the Paul Simon Policy Institute at SIU. “Voters here have been in a bad mood and… read more

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ONE VOTER, ONE VOTE

The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide next year whether the Constitution requires only eligible voters be counted when forming legislative districts, taking up a lawsuit that could shift political power to less populous rural areas from urban centers. During the 1960’s, the court ruled that legislative districts must be based on total population, the… read more

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FOLLOWING POLITICS

Overall, 16% of registered voters follow candidates for office, political parties, or elected officials on a social networking site, according to a Pew Research Center survey.

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CAMPAIGN 2014

Pew Research says the proportion of Americans who use their cell phones to track political news or campaign coverage has doubled compared with the most recent midterm election: 28% of registered voters have used their cell phone in this way during the 2014 campaign, up from 13% in 2010. Further, the number of Americans who… read more

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WHO ARE NON-VOTERS

Pew Research finds non-voters are definitely different than voters. Nonvoters are younger, less educated and less affluent than are likely voters. Low education levels and low incomes go hand-in-hand: 46% of nonvoters have family incomes under $30,000, compared with just 19% among likely voters.

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VOTERS BUMMED OUT

A Pew Research survey finds heading into next week’s election, Americans are still as bummed out as they were in 2012, 2010. Sixty-five percent of those surveyed are “dissatisfied with the way things are going in this country.”

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FARMWEEK PREVIEW

 Check out FarmWeekNow.com and FarmWeek for stories on voter registration, hogs and pigs report, and the latest farm bill toolbox.  

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VOTER REGISTRATION

Illinois residents will be able to register to vote on Election Day this November under legislation approved Tuesday by Gov. Pat Quinn. Click here for a Pantagraph article with more information.

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