Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q49: Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? Right Direction 58% 49% 61% 45% 50%
Wrong Track 33% 35% 27% 39% 34%
Don't Know 9% 16% 12% 15% 15%
*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
Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? Right Direction 39% 52% 65% 68% 70% 50%
Wrong Track 45% 31% 21% 21% 25% 34%
Don't Know 16% 17% 14% 11% 5% 15%
*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
Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? Right Direction 35% 47% 54% 45% 55% 61% 50%
Wrong Track 47% 36% 33% 37% 36% 24% 34%
Don't Know 18% 17% 13% 19% 9% 15% 15%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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