Michigan Local Government and Public Policy Data
Follow the links below to access the data tables from the various waves of the Michigan Public Policy Survey. The full set of responses from Michigan's local government leaders to a wide variety of policy questions are now available online in an easy to use format. Responses to each question have been broken down by three characteristics: the type of jurisdiction (county, city, township, village); the population size of the respondent's jurisdiction; and the jurisdiction's region within Michigan.
The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS), a program of biannual state-wide surveys of Michigan's local government leaders, has built up an extensive data library on a wide range of local government issues since the surveys began in 2009. The Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) is very interested in sharing the MPPS data with other researchers, including for faculty research, dissertation research by doctoral students, and classroom use at the graduate and undergraduate levels, in order to improve understanding of state and local government issues. For more information, please see how to request data from the Michigan Public Policy Survey.