Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q44. Thinking back over the past five years, have you in your role as a local official ever come under pressure to do something that you felt might be unethical?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking back over the past five years, have you in your role as a local official ever come under pressure to do something that you felt might be unethical? Yes 24% 11% 21% 15% 13%
No 74% 88% 77% 83% 85%
Don't Know 2% 1% 2% 3% 2%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Thinking back over the past five years, have you in your role as a local official ever come under pressure to do something that you felt might be unethical? Yes 9% 14% 14% 25% 19% 13%
No 89% 85% 84% 74% 77% 85%
Don't Know 2% 1% 2% 1% 4% 2%

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
Thinking back over the past five years, have you in your role as a local official ever come under pressure to do something that you felt might be unethical? Yes 14% 13% 9% 10% 16% 17% 13%
No 84% 85% 89% 87% 84% 81% 85%
Don't Know 1% 2% 2% 3% 0% 2% 2%