Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2013 Data Tables

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Q10a. We are interested in sources of support or opposition to the use of wind turbines in your community. In your opinion, does the majority of your jurisdiction's Council/Board either support or oppose the use of wind turbines in general within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report wind turbines have not been discussed at all)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In your opinion, does the majority of your jurisdiction's Council/Board either support or oppose the use of wind turbines in general within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report wind turbines have not been discussed at all) Strongly Support 5% 9% 3% 8% 8%
Somewhat Support 24% 27% 32% 34% 28%
Neither Support nor Oppose 41% 32% 36% 13% 31%
Somewhat Oppose 12% 7% 12% 9% 8%
Strongly Oppose 0% 5% 5% 21% 6%
Don't Know 18% 19% 12% 15% 18%
*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
In your opinion, does the majority of your jurisdiction's Council/Board either support or oppose the use of wind turbines in general within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report wind turbines have not been discussed at all) Strongly Support 13% 6% 0% 4% 8% 8%
Somewhat Support 30% 29% 16% 29% 22% 28%
Neither Support nor Oppose 25% 33% 44% 34% 37% 31%
Somewhat Oppose 7% 7% 11% 9% 9% 8%
Strongly Oppose 10% 4% 8% 3% 2% 6%
Don't Know 15% 19% 20% 20% 23% 18%
*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
In your opinion, does the majority of your jurisdiction's Council/Board either support or oppose the use of wind turbines in general within your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report wind turbines have not been discussed at all) Strongly Support 12% 9% 6% 15% 4% 3% 8%
Somewhat Support 32% 30% 33% 24% 26% 23% 28%
Neither Support nor Oppose 34% 32% 26% 30% 31% 39% 31%
Somewhat Oppose 3% 7% 9% 10% 8% 8% 8%
Strongly Oppose 2% 6% 6% 10% 4% 8% 6%
Don't Know 16% 16% 20% 12% 27% 18% 18%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.