Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2015 Data Tables

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Q16a. Would you, in your role as a local official, support or oppose your jurisdiction pursuing additional local funding for fire services through either a new millage or special assessment?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Would you, in your role as a local official, support or oppose your jurisdiction pursuing additional local funding for fire services through either a new millage or special assessment? Strongly Support ** 27% 20% 16% 24%
Somewhat Support ** 18% 19% 17% 18%
Neither Support nor Oppose ** 25% 33% 31% 27%
Somewhat Oppose ** 12% 11% 11% 12%
Strongly Oppose ** 14% 12% 11% 13%
Don't Know ** 4% 5% 13% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


**Counties were not asked questions about fire services

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Would you, in your role as a local official, support or oppose your jurisdiction pursuing additional local funding for fire services through either a new millage or special assessment? Strongly Support 22% 27% 23% 22% 29% 24%
Somewhat Support 16% 17% 27% 23% 23% 18%
Neither Support nor Oppose 28% 29% 22% 22% 25% 27%
Somewhat Oppose 11% 12% 13% 12% 11% 12%
Strongly Oppose 14% 14% 12% 15% 10% 13%
Don't Know 9% 3% 4% 6% 2% 5%
*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
Would you, in your role as a local official, support or oppose your jurisdiction pursuing additional local funding for fire services through either a new millage or special assessment? Strongly Support 23% 32% 26% 19% 24% 22% 24%
Somewhat Support 17% 13% 17% 18% 19% 23% 18%
Neither Support nor Oppose 34% 22% 27% 34% 21% 26% 27%
Somewhat Oppose 10% 16% 13% 8% 13% 11% 12%
Strongly Oppose 12% 14% 10% 12% 17% 14% 13%
Don't Know 3% 3% 7% 8% 5% 5% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.