Southern Illinois Mostly Unhappy With Elected Officials

Southern Illinois Mostly Unhappy With Elected Officials

Carbondale — Data released by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at SIU shows that most Southern Illinoisans are not happy with their elected officials at the state or national levels. The data shows that 80 percent of voters in our region believe that both the state and the nation are not where they need to be in regards to serving their citizens. Experts point out the budget impasse and disagreements among members of Congress as part of the reason for the high level of frustration.