Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q16b. To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law helps difficult decisions to be made because the Emergency Manager is an "outsider?"

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law helps difficult decisions to be made because the Emergency Manager is an “outsider?” Strongly Agree 18% 12% 22% 10% 14%
Somewhat Agree 48% 41% 47% 43% 43%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 22% 20% 10% 21% 19%
Somewhat Disagree 2% 7% 9% 8% 7%
Strongly Disagree 5% 5% 7% 4% 6%
Don't Know 5% 13% 5% 13% 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 agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law helps difficult decisions to be made because the Emergency Manager is an “outsider?” Strongly Agree 8% 13% 21% 26% 27% 14%
Somewhat Agree 42% 43% 41% 43% 47% 43%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 23% 18% 17% 13% 10% 19%
Somewhat Disagree 7% 8% 6% 7% 6% 7%
Strongly Disagree 5% 5% 6% 6% 8% 6%
Don't Know 14% 13% 9% 5% 2% 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 agree or disagree that the Emergency Manager Law helps difficult decisions to be made because the Emergency Manager is an “outsider?” Strongly Agree 8% 13% 13% 11% 13% 23% 14%
Somewhat Agree 40% 44% 39% 42% 47% 44% 43%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 22% 22% 20% 20% 19% 11% 19%
Somewhat Disagree 9% 5% 7% 8% 6% 9% 7%
Strongly Disagree 8% 6% 5% 6% 3% 7% 6%
Don't Know 14% 10% 16% 12% 12% 6% 12%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.