Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2016 Data Tables

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Q13a. To what extent do you support or oppose allowing local units in a financial emergency the choice between a consent agreement, Emergency Manager, mediation (e.g., with creditors), or bankruptcy proceedings?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you support or oppose allowing local units in a financial emergency the choice between a consent agreement, Emergency Manager, mediation (e.g., with creditors), or bankruptcy proceedings? Strongly Support 35% 23% 32% 27% 26%
Somewhat Support 38% 32% 41% 33% 34%
Neither Support nor Oppose 8% 23% 12% 23% 21%
Somewhat Oppose 5% 4% 7% 1% 4%
Strongly Oppose 0% 3% 1% 4% 3%
Don't Know 14% 14% 7% 12% 12%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent do you support or oppose allowing local units in a financial emergency the choice between a consent agreement, Emergency Manager, mediation (e.g., with creditors), or bankruptcy proceedings? Strongly Support 21% 26% 28% 35% 41% 26%
Somewhat Support 34% 32% 36% 39% 40% 34%
Neither Support nor Oppose 23% 23% 17% 11% 10% 21%
Somewhat Oppose 3% 4% 7% 6% 5% 4%
Strongly Oppose 4% 4% 1% 1% 0% 3%
Don't Know 16% 11% 11% 7% 5% 12%
*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
To what extent do you support or oppose allowing local units in a financial emergency the choice between a consent agreement, Emergency Manager, mediation (e.g., with creditors), or bankruptcy proceedings? Strongly Support 15% 25% 31% 22% 27% 31% 26%
Somewhat Support 37% 36% 29% 35% 32% 38% 34%
Neither Support nor Oppose 22% 22% 20% 24% 19% 18% 21%
Somewhat Oppose 4% 3% 4% 3% 5% 6% 4%
Strongly Oppose 5% 5% 2% 4% 1% 2% 3%
Don't Know 17% 10% 14% 13% 17% 6% 12%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.