Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q22f. To what extent do you agree or disagree that your jurisdiction reaches out to groups that typically might not engage in our policymaking processes (e.g., low-income or racially diverse populations)?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you agree or disagree that your jurisdiction reaches out to groups that typically might not engage in our policymaking processes (e.g., low-income or racially diverse populations)? Strongly Agree 5% 3% 6% 11% 5%
Somewhat Agree 13% 21% 30% 19% 22%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 49% 53% 46% 50% 51%
Somewhat Disagree 26% 15% 14% 9% 15%
Strongly Disagree 7% 5% 3% 8% 5%
Don't Know 0% 3% 1% 4% 3%
*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 your jurisdiction reaches out to groups that typically might not engage in our policymaking processes (e.g., low-income or racially diverse populations)? Strongly Agree 6% 2% 6% 7% 8% 5%
Somewhat Agree 22% 19% 20% 26% 33% 22%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 55% 53% 50% 35% 33% 51%
Somewhat Disagree 8% 17% 17% 28% 21% 15%
Strongly Disagree 6% 4% 6% 3% 5% 5%
Don't Know 4% 4% 1% 0% 0% 3%
*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 your jurisdiction reaches out to groups that typically might not engage in our policymaking processes (e.g., low-income or racially diverse populations)? Strongly Agree 5% 3% 4% 6% 7% 4% 5%
Somewhat Agree 28% 16% 24% 16% 22% 25% 22%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 46% 60% 48% 52% 45% 52% 51%
Somewhat Disagree 10% 12% 15% 17% 18% 13% 15%
Strongly Disagree 6% 6% 4% 5% 6% 4% 5%
Don't Know 4% 3% 4% 3% 2% 1% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.