Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q2c. Thinking about the relationship between the State government and local jurisdictions, overall, to what extent do you agree or disagree that the State holds local governments to a higher standard than it holds itself to?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the relationship between the State government and local jurisdictions, overall, to what extent do you agree or disagree that the State holds local governments to a higher standard than it holds itself to? Strongly Agree 44% 29% 55% 33% 34%
Somewhat Agree 34% 35% 28% 30% 33%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 12% 24% 10% 22% 21%
Somewhat Disagree 5% 6% 3% 6% 5%
Strongly Disagree 4% 4% 2% 4% 4%
Don't Know 2% 3% 2% 5% 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
Thinking about the relationship between the State government and local jurisdictions, overall, to what extent do you agree or disagree that the State holds local governments to a higher standard than it holds itself to? Strongly Agree 28% 31% 43% 50% 56% 34%
Somewhat Agree 33% 35% 36% 28% 24% 33%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 26% 22% 14% 12% 13% 21%
Somewhat Disagree 6% 6% 2% 3% 3% 5%
Strongly Disagree 4% 3% 4% 6% 3% 4%
Don't Know 4% 3% 1% 1% 1% 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
Thinking about the relationship between the State government and local jurisdictions, overall, to what extent do you agree or disagree that the State holds local governments to a higher standard than it holds itself to? Strongly Agree 39% 29% 32% 32% 32% 41% 34%
Somewhat Agree 28% 37% 35% 33% 37% 27% 33%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 16% 25% 20% 23% 21% 21% 21%
Somewhat Disagree 11% 3% 7% 3% 4% 6% 5%
Strongly Disagree 6% 4% 3% 2% 3% 4% 4%
Don't Know 1% 2% 3% 6% 4% 2% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.