Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q15. Now, still thinking overall about local governments that have faced—or will face—a financial emergency, how effective or ineffective do you believe the Law will be at establishing sustainable financial conditions for the long-term?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Now, still thinking overall about local governments that have faced—or will face—a financial emergency, how effective or ineffective do you believe the Law will be at establishing sustainable financial conditions for the long-term? Very Effective 7% 4% 6% 4% 4%
Somewhat Effective 35% 32% 31% 26% 31%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 8% 16% 14% 14% 15%
Somewhat Ineffective 7% 14% 19% 15% 15%
Very Ineffective 17% 7% 19% 12% 10%
Don't Know 26% 27% 12% 29% 25%
*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
Now, still thinking overall about local governments that have faced—or will face—a financial emergency, how effective or ineffective do you believe the Law will be at establishing sustainable financial conditions for the long-term? Very Effective 4% 3% 5% 7% 10% 4%
Somewhat Effective 25% 34% 35% 39% 37% 31%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 16% 17% 12% 9% 10% 15%
Somewhat Ineffective 14% 16% 15% 15% 9% 15%
Very Ineffective 9% 6% 13% 18% 22% 10%
Don't Know 32% 23% 20% 12% 11% 25%
*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
Now, still thinking overall about local governments that have faced—or will face—a financial emergency, how effective or ineffective do you believe the Law will be at establishing sustainable financial conditions for the long-term? Very Effective 2% 4% 4% 4% 7% 4% 4%
Somewhat Effective 33% 28% 33% 26% 28% 39% 31%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 14% 16% 15% 18% 15% 11% 15%
Somewhat Ineffective 12% 13% 15% 18% 15% 14% 15%
Very Ineffective 7% 12% 7% 10% 7% 15% 10%
Don't Know 31% 25% 26% 24% 27% 16% 25%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.