Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q14i: To what extent do you agree or disagree that important decisions facing your jurisdiction typically have already been made prior to most public meetings?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that important decisions facing your jurisdiction typically have already been made prior to most public meetings? Strongly Agree 3% 4% 3% 3% 3%
Somewhat Agree 7% 8% 10% 6% 8%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 17% 19% 14% 23% 19%
Somewhat Disagree 23% 23% 33% 26% 25%
Strongly Disagree 50% 46% 40% 42% 45%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
*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 important decisions facing your jurisdiction typically have already been made prior to most public meetings? Strongly Agree 3% 3% 5% 4% 5% 3%
Somewhat Agree 7% 8% 8% 10% 13% 8%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 19% 20% 23% 8% 17% 19%
Somewhat Disagree 24% 24% 28% 32% 21% 25%
Strongly Disagree 46% 45% 36% 46% 44% 45%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
*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 important decisions facing your jurisdiction typically have already been made prior to most public meetings? Strongly Agree 3% 2% 2% 4% 4% 5% 3%
Somewhat Agree 5% 8% 7% 9% 6% 9% 8%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 12% 18% 19% 22% 20% 19% 19%
Somewhat Disagree 28% 22% 25% 25% 25% 26% 25%
Strongly Disagree 52% 49% 45% 40% 45% 40% 45%
Don't Know 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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