Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q21. To what extent do you feel your jurisdiction offers opportunities to citizens for engagement with your jurisdiction in its policymaking and/or operations?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you feel your jurisdiction offers opportunities to citizens for engagement with your jurisdiction in its policymaking and/or operations? A Great Deal 31% 53% 58% 60% 54%
Somewhat 57% 39% 38% 33% 39%
Very Little 5% 6% 4% 2% 5%
Not At All 0% 0% 0% 1% 0%
Don't Know 7% 1% 0% 4% 2%
*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 feel your jurisdiction offers opportunities to citizens for engagement with your jurisdiction in its policymaking and/or operations? A Great Deal 60% 52% 46% 46% 50% 54%
Somewhat 34% 40% 44% 46% 45% 39%
Very Little 4% 5% 7% 9% 3% 5%
Not At All 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't Know 2% 2% 3% 0% 1% 2%
*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 feel your jurisdiction offers opportunities to citizens for engagement with your jurisdiction in its policymaking and/or operations? A Great Deal 58% 65% 53% 50% 50% 49% 54%
Somewhat 33% 30% 40% 40% 43% 45% 39%
Very Little 4% 3% 4% 7% 5% 6% 5%
Not At All 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Don't Know 5% 1% 2% 3% 1% 0% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.