Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2013 Data Tables

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Q25c. To what extent would you say the majority of your local government's union employees either support or oppose the Right-To-Work law for public sector unions? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with Michigan's Right-To-Work legislation)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent would you say the majority of your local government's union employees either support or oppose the Right-To-Work law for public sector unions? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with Michigan's Right-To-Work legislation) Strongly Support 5% 1% 1% 0% 1%
Somewhat Support 5% 2% 6% 1% 3%
Neither Support nor Oppose 16% 9% 15% 11% 10%
Somewhat Oppose 28% 3% 17% 10% 7%
Strongly Oppose 19% 4% 29% 5% 9%
Not Applicable 1% 55% 9% 55% 46%
Don't Know 26% 26% 23% 17% 24%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent would you say the majority of your local government's union employees either support or oppose the Right-To-Work law for public sector unions? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with Michigan's Right-To-Work legislation) Strongly Support 1% 1% 2% 0% 1% 1%
Somewhat Support 3% 2% 7% 3% 3% 3%
Neither Support nor Oppose 10% 11% 7% 15% 11% 10%
Somewhat Oppose 4% 4% 12% 21% 18% 7%
Strongly Oppose 3% 7% 13% 16% 39% 9%
Not Applicable 60% 49% 26% 16% 2% 46%
Don't Know 20% 25% 33% 29% 25% 24%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
To what extent would you say the majority of your local government's union employees either support or oppose the Right-To-Work law for public sector unions? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with Michigan's Right-To-Work legislation) Strongly Support 3% 0% 0% 2% 1% 1% 1%
Somewhat Support 1% 3% 3% 3% 2% 4% 3%
Neither Support nor Oppose 12% 5% 11% 11% 13% 11% 10%
Somewhat Oppose 9% 7% 6% 3% 5% 13% 7%
Strongly Oppose 12% 4% 7% 5% 8% 18% 9%
Not Applicable 42% 59% 45% 51% 48% 28% 46%
Don't Know 20% 22% 27% 24% 24% 26% 24%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.