Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2014 Data Tables

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Q37c. To what extent do you agree or disagree that local government elected officials should be required to disclose their financial interests (occupations, sources of income, business interests, property holdings, creditors and debtors, etc.)?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that local government elected officials should be required to disclose their financial interests (occupations, sources of income, business interests, property holdings, creditors and debtors, etc.)? Strongly Agree 24% 20% 23% 24% 21%
Somewhat Agree 22% 23% 27% 21% 23%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 22% 28% 28% 27% 28%
Somewhat Disagree 12% 11% 12% 9% 11%
Strongly Disagree 16% 15% 8% 13% 14%
Don't Know 5% 3% 2% 6% 3%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent do you agree or disagree that local government elected officials should be required to disclose their financial interests (occupations, sources of income, business interests, property holdings, creditors and debtors, etc.)? Strongly Agree 21% 21% 23% 18% 25% 21%
Somewhat Agree 23% 24% 21% 20% 29% 23%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 31% 26% 26% 29% 16% 28%
Somewhat Disagree 8% 14% 8% 16% 12% 11%
Strongly Disagree 13% 14% 18% 13% 14% 14%
Don't Know 5% 1% 3% 3% 3% 3%

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
To what extent do you agree or disagree that local government elected officials should be required to disclose their financial interests (occupations, sources of income, business interests, property holdings, creditors and debtors, etc.)? Strongly Agree 20% 20% 20% 23% 18% 24% 21%
Somewhat Agree 28% 22% 24% 20% 23% 26% 23%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 24% 32% 30% 31% 26% 21% 28%
Somewhat Disagree 8% 10% 11% 8% 14% 14% 11%
Strongly Disagree 17% 12% 13% 13% 17% 13% 14%
Don't Know 2% 3% 3% 5% 3% 3% 3%