Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q53: How would you rate the way your jurisdiction's governing board is performing its job?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How would you rate the way your jurisdiction's governing board is performing its job? Excellent 28% 25% 32% 19% 26%
Good 61% 59% 48% 55% 57%
Fair 11% 12% 12% 23% 14%
Poor 0% 3% 6% 3% 3%
Don't Know 0% 1% 1% 0% 1%
*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
How would you rate the way your jurisdiction's governing board is performing its job? Excellent 21% 26% 34% 34% 28% 26%
Good 60% 57% 51% 53% 56% 57%
Fair 16% 13% 10% 10% 9% 14%
Poor 2% 3% 6% 2% 6% 3%
Don't Know 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
*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
How would you rate the way your jurisdiction's governing board is performing its job? Excellent 23% 24% 26% 23% 28% 29% 26%
Good 58% 58% 59% 63% 54% 51% 57%
Fair 15% 15% 11% 13% 15% 13% 14%
Poor 4% 2% 4% 1% 2% 5% 3%
Don't Know 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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