Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q20a. We are interested in sources of support or opposition to the use of hydraulic fracturing in your community. In your opinion, does the majority of your jurisdiction's Council/Board either support or oppose the use of fracking in your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report fracking has 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 fracking in your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report fracking has not been discussed at all) Strongly Support 9% 1% 0% 0% 2%
Somewhat Support 22% 13% 14% 7% 14%
Neither Support nor Oppose 27% 30% 20% 12% 28%
Somewhat Oppose 3% 15% 22% 13% 15%
Strongly Oppose 2% 14% 14% 32% 14%
Don't Know 36% 26% 30% 35% 28%
*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 fracking in your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report fracking has not been discussed at all) Strongly Support 1% 1% 0% 2% 7% 2%
Somewhat Support 15% 12% 6% 22% 13% 14%
Neither Support nor Oppose 28% 29% 28% 29% 24% 28%
Somewhat Oppose 15% 17% 21% 4% 8% 15%
Strongly Oppose 16% 13% 13% 13% 14% 14%
Don't Know 24% 28% 32% 30% 35% 28%
*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 fracking in your jurisdiction? (Excluding jurisdictions which report fracking has not been discussed at all) Strongly Support 11% 3% 2% 0% 0% 0% 2%
Somewhat Support 14% 21% 11% 15% 10% 8% 14%
Neither Support nor Oppose 32% 29% 35% 25% 24% 22% 28%
Somewhat Oppose 14% 15% 20% 9% 10% 15% 15%
Strongly Oppose 14% 12% 13% 14% 10% 21% 14%
Don't Know 15% 20% 21% 37% 46% 34% 28%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.