Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q44e: To what extent do you support or oppose allowing a current local official, such as a mayor or council member, to be appointed as an Emergency Manager (EM)? (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 a current local official, such as a mayor or council member, to be appointed as an Emergency Manager (EM)? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act) Strongly Support 1% 4% 11% 5% 5%
Somewhat Support 20% 19% 18% 21% 19%
Neither Support nor Oppose 11% 24% 24% 24% 23%
Somewhat Oppose 27% 19% 16% 22% 19%
Strongly Oppose 38% 22% 30% 20% 24%
Don't Know 3% 13% 2% 8% 10%
*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 a current local official, such as a mayor or council member, to be appointed as an Emergency Manager (EM)? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act) Strongly Support 4% 4% 10% 6% 10% 5%
Somewhat Support 19% 20% 13% 21% 19% 19%
Neither Support nor Oppose 26% 24% 24% 14% 16% 23%
Somewhat Oppose 20% 18% 20% 22% 20% 19%
Strongly Oppose 19% 25% 25% 32% 31% 24%
Don't Know 13% 10% 7% 5% 3% 10%
*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 a current local official, such as a mayor or council member, to be appointed as an Emergency Manager (EM)? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act) Strongly Support 6% 3% 5% 4% 8% 7% 5%
Somewhat Support 21% 14% 20% 19% 17% 21% 19%
Neither Support nor Oppose 20% 29% 22% 27% 21% 19% 23%
Somewhat Oppose 18% 15% 21% 23% 19% 18% 19%
Strongly Oppose 24% 25% 20% 18% 27% 29% 24%
Don't Know 12% 13% 10% 9% 9% 5% 10%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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