Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q3b. To what extent, if any, would you say term limits for state officials have had a positive or negative impact on the relationship between the State and local governments in Michigan?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent, if any, would you say term limits for state officials have had a positive or negative impact on the relationship between the State and local governments in Michigan? Very Positive Impact 4% 8% 3% 11% 7%
Somewhat Positive Impact 2% 18% 8% 14% 16%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 22% 31% 19% 35% 29%
Somewhat Negative Impact 23% 21% 20% 13% 20%
Very Negative Impact 44% 12% 44% 14% 19%
No Impact 4% 4% 4% 3% 4%
Don't Know 2% 6% 3% 10% 6%
*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, if any, would you say term limits for state officials have had a positive or negative impact on the relationship between the State and local governments in Michigan? Very Positive Impact 10% 7% 3% 7% 1% 7%
Somewhat Positive Impact 20% 17% 8% 6% 2% 16%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 32% 30% 28% 17% 19% 29%
Somewhat Negative Impact 16% 21% 28% 26% 15% 20%
Very Negative Impact 10% 16% 27% 39% 57% 19%
No Impact 5% 3% 3% 2% 4% 4%
Don't Know 7% 7% 2% 3% 1% 6%
*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, if any, would you say term limits for state officials have had a positive or negative impact on the relationship between the State and local governments in Michigan? Very Positive Impact 7% 9% 7% 6% 9% 5% 7%
Somewhat Positive Impact 14% 17% 14% 18% 17% 12% 16%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 32% 30% 29% 30% 31% 24% 29%
Somewhat Negative Impact 18% 20% 22% 18% 14% 24% 20%
Very Negative Impact 18% 16% 18% 15% 18% 28% 19%
No Impact 4% 5% 5% 4% 3% 1% 4%
Don't Know 6% 3% 5% 8% 8% 5% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.