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  Chicagoans say city is turning around in Emanuel's first 100 day
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MediaNewspaper - Crain's Chicago Business
News DateWednesday, August 31, 2011 12:00:00 AM UTC0:0
Description More details are leaking out about that first poll taken about Mayor Rahm Emanuel since he took office, and they show that after 100 days, his policies are almost as popular as he is.

According to previously published reports, 79% of Chicagoans approve of the mayor, compared to 16% who disapprove, says a survey of 900 likely voters taken for the mayor's political committee by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research.

But beyond that, by a 48%-to-41% margin, Chicagoans now believe the city is headed in the right direction — a lousy economy notwithstanding. That's up from a 31%-55% split in a similar survey taken in September.

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