Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q4j: Please indicate whether your jurisdiction uses social media accounts for your jurisdiction (e.g., Facebook or Twitter) to engage its citizens in your government's policymaking and/or operations.

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Percentage of jurisdictions which use social media accounts for their jurisdiction (e.g., Facebook or Twitter) to engage their citizens in the government's policymaking and/or operations: 22% 7% 51% 31% 18%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Percentage of jurisdictions which use social media accounts for their jurisdiction (e.g., Facebook or Twitter) to engage their citizens in the government's policymaking and/or operations: 8% 16% 30% 35% 48% 18%

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
Percentage of jurisdictions which use social media accounts for their jurisdiction (e.g., Facebook or Twitter) to engage their citizens in the government's policymaking and/or operations: 9% 12% 16% 16% 18% 33% 18%

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