Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q31e. What overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on local government home rule and discretion under Michigan state law?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
What overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on local government home rule and discretion under Michigan state law? Very Positive Impact 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Positive Impact 12% 8% 2% 6% 7%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 29% 30% 30% 28% 29%
Somewhat Negative Impact 21% 16% 33% 19% 19%
Very Negative Impact 4% 5% 10% 8% 6%
No Impact 20% 14% 19% 14% 15%
Don't Know 14% 27% 5% 25% 23%
*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
What overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on local government home rule and discretion under Michigan state law? Very Positive Impact 1% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1%
Somewhat Positive Impact 6% 7% 8% 8% 5% 7%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 30% 29% 35% 26% 21% 29%
Somewhat Negative Impact 16% 19% 21% 28% 28% 19%
Very Negative Impact 7% 5% 4% 8% 10% 6%
No Impact 11% 16% 15% 18% 27% 15%
Don't Know 29% 23% 16% 12% 9% 23%
*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
What overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on local government home rule and discretion under Michigan state law? Very Positive Impact 2% 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Positive Impact 6% 9% 10% 4% 4% 6% 7%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 32% 31% 28% 31% 27% 28% 29%
Somewhat Negative Impact 17% 18% 15% 20% 18% 26% 19%
Very Negative Impact 5% 8% 5% 6% 7% 6% 6%
No Impact 16% 11% 17% 9% 18% 20% 15%
Don't Know 21% 23% 24% 29% 26% 14% 23%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.