Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q45a. Were other officials from your own jurisdiction a source from which you felt pressure to do something during the past five years that, in your role as a local official, you felt might be unethical?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Percentage of officials that reported other officials from their own jurisdiction were a source of pressure to do something during the past five years that, in their role as a local official, they felt might be unethical: (Among those officials that reported one or more sources of pressure) 79% 35% 61% 80% 52%

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Percentage of officials that reported other officials from their own jurisdiction were a source of pressure to do something during the past five years that, in their role as a local official, they felt might be unethical: (Among those officials that reported one or more sources of pressure) 52% 43% 54% 56% 78% 52%

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
Percentage of officials that reported other officials from their own jurisdiction were a source of pressure to do something during the past five years that, in their role as a local official, they felt might be unethical: (Among those officials that reported one or more sources of pressure) 33% 52% 45% 50% 66% 54% 52%