Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q38b. To what extent do you agree or disagree that Michigan's state government executive branch department and agency leaders should be required to wait a certain period of time (a year or two) after leaving office before becoming a lobbyist or consultant that does work for the state government, also known as a "revolving door" restriction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that Michigan's state government executive branch department and agency leaders should be required to wait a certain period of time (a year or two) after leaving office before becoming a lobbyist or consultant that does work for the state government, also known as a "revolving door" restriction? Strongly Agree 63% 51% 54% 55% 53%
Somewhat Agree 11% 17% 20% 15% 17%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 14% 17% 12% 15% 16%
Somewhat Disagree 4% 5% 8% 5% 5%
Strongly Disagree 6% 3% 2% 2% 3%
Don't Know 2% 7% 2% 8% 6%

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 Michigan's state government executive branch department and agency leaders should be required to wait a certain period of time (a year or two) after leaving office before becoming a lobbyist or consultant that does work for the state government, also known as a "revolving door" restriction? Strongly Agree 52% 53% 54% 62% 47% 53%
Somewhat Agree 18% 17% 14% 13% 18% 17%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 16% 17% 17% 11% 19% 16%
Somewhat Disagree 4% 5% 7% 7% 11% 5%
Strongly Disagree 2% 2% 3% 5% 5% 3%
Don't Know 9% 5% 5% 3% 0% 6%

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 Michigan's state government executive branch department and agency leaders should be required to wait a certain period of time (a year or two) after leaving office before becoming a lobbyist or consultant that does work for the state government, also known as a "revolving door" restriction? Strongly Agree 58% 57% 50% 51% 51% 52% 53%
Somewhat Agree 14% 20% 16% 19% 15% 17% 17%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 16% 13% 15% 17% 20% 17% 16%
Somewhat Disagree 4% 5% 6% 3% 6% 7% 5%
Strongly Disagree 3% 1% 2% 2% 4% 4% 3%
Don't Know 6% 5% 10% 7% 4% 4% 6%