Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q23: Overall, how satisfied are you regarding citizen engagement in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations today?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Overall, how satisfied are you regarding citizen engagement in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations today? Very Satisfied 11% 17% 17% 12% 16%
Somewhat Satisfied 44% 42% 49% 40% 42%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 31% 23% 18% 22% 22%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 12% 14% 10% 21% 14%
Very Dissatisfied 2% 3% 6% 4% 4%
Don't Know 0% 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
Overall, how satisfied are you regarding citizen engagement in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations today? Very Satisfied 15% 15% 19% 17% 16% 16%
Somewhat Satisfied 42% 42% 39% 48% 44% 42%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 20% 25% 22% 19% 25% 22%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 16% 13% 12% 13% 13% 14%
Very Dissatisfied 4% 3% 6% 2% 2% 4%
Don't Know 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 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
Overall, how satisfied are you regarding citizen engagement in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations today? Very Satisfied 7% 16% 17% 18% 19% 16% 16%
Somewhat Satisfied 49% 39% 43% 43% 39% 44% 42%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 23% 23% 22% 21% 25% 22% 22%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 16% 18% 15% 13% 13% 12% 14%
Very Dissatisfied 5% 3% 3% 5% 2% 4% 4%
Don't Know 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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