Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q24: Overall, how satisfied do you believe your citizens are with their 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 do you believe your citizens are with their engagement in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations today? Very Satisfied 6% 14% 11% 7% 12%
Somewhat Satisfied 32% 44% 51% 42% 44%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 44% 23% 24% 32% 25%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 13% 7% 9% 9% 8%
Very Dissatisfied 0% 2% 2% 0% 1%
Don't Know 5% 10% 4% 10% 9%
*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 do you believe your citizens are with their engagement in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations today? Very Satisfied 12% 12% 9% 19% 11% 12%
Somewhat Satisfied 45% 45% 49% 38% 35% 44%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 23% 26% 23% 24% 35% 25%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 6% 7% 12% 11% 11% 8%
Very Dissatisfied 1% 1% 2% 2% 3% 1%
Don't Know 12% 8% 6% 6% 4% 9%
*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 do you believe your citizens are with their engagement in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations today? Very Satisfied 8% 15% 14% 9% 14% 13% 12%
Somewhat Satisfied 47% 42% 44% 46% 42% 45% 44%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 25% 24% 24% 24% 26% 28% 25%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 11% 7% 9% 7% 7% 7% 8%
Very Dissatisfied 1% 0% 1% 3% 0% 2% 1%
Don't Know 7% 12% 7% 11% 10% 6% 9%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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