Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2012 Data Tables

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Q44b: To what extent do you support or oppose allowing an Emergency Manager (EM) to set aside decision-making powers of local elected officials? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent do you support or oppose allowing an Emergency Manager (EM) to set aside decision-making powers of local elected officials? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act) Strongly Support 24% 9% 28% 10% 14%
Somewhat Support 38% 19% 30% 26% 23%
Neither Support nor Oppose 2% 11% 11% 8% 10%
Somewhat Oppose 16% 18% 14% 21% 18%
Strongly Oppose 19% 33% 16% 29% 29%
Don't Know 1% 9% 1% 5% 7%
*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 support or oppose allowing an Emergency Manager (EM) to set aside decision-making powers of local elected officials? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act) Strongly Support 7% 13% 18% 26% 29% 14%
Somewhat Support 17% 24% 22% 29% 39% 23%
Neither Support nor Oppose 12% 11% 9% 7% 4% 10%
Somewhat Oppose 21% 16% 19% 16% 11% 18%
Strongly Oppose 35% 28% 28% 18% 14% 29%
Don't Know 9% 8% 4% 3% 2% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  MI regions based on State of the State Survey 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 support or oppose allowing an Emergency Manager (EM) to set aside decision-making powers of local elected officials? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act) Strongly Support 9% 7% 11% 11% 20% 22% 14%
Somewhat Support 12% 16% 27% 22% 26% 29% 23%
Neither Support nor Oppose 8% 12% 13% 12% 9% 8% 10%
Somewhat Oppose 21% 22% 12% 21% 16% 16% 18%
Strongly Oppose 43% 34% 27% 29% 23% 22% 29%
Don't Know 7% 10% 9% 7% 6% 3% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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