Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2012 Data Tables

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Q14e: To what extent do you agree or disagree that your meetings run too long because too many citizens want to speak?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that your meetings run too long because too many citizens want to speak? Strongly Agree 0% 2% 3% 2% 2%
Somewhat Agree 1% 5% 6% 7% 5%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 12% 21% 10% 13% 18%
Somewhat Disagree 27% 22% 19% 18% 21%
Strongly Disagree 58% 50% 62% 59% 54%
Don't Know 1% 1% 0% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent do you agree or disagree that your meetings run too long because too many citizens want to speak? Strongly Agree 1% 3% 3% 1% 4% 2%
Somewhat Agree 5% 5% 1% 5% 12% 5%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 20% 19% 15% 9% 13% 18%
Somewhat Disagree 19% 21% 23% 25% 24% 21%
Strongly Disagree 55% 51% 58% 59% 46% 54%
Don't Know 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
To what extent do you agree or disagree that your meetings run too long because too many citizens want to speak? Strongly Agree 1% 1% 2% 4% 1% 2% 2%
Somewhat Agree 2% 7% 5% 5% 4% 7% 5%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 19% 19% 17% 21% 15% 14% 18%
Somewhat Disagree 23% 22% 21% 18% 23% 20% 21%
Strongly Disagree 54% 52% 54% 51% 56% 56% 54%
Don't Know 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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