Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q27a. What overall impact, if any, do you believe the Right-To-Work laws will have over time on Michigan's economy? (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
What overall impact, if any, do you believe the Right-To-Work laws will have over time on Michigan's economy? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with Michigan's Right-To-Work legislation) Very Positive Impact 11% 12% 12% 20% 13%
Somewhat Positive Impact 32% 23% 24% 17% 23%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 29% 19% 35% 22% 22%
Somewhat Negative Impact 9% 11% 10% 14% 11%
Very Negative Impact 2% 8% 5% 11% 8%
No Impact 5% 5% 6% 4% 5%
Don't Know 12% 22% 7% 12% 18%
*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
What overall impact, if any, do you believe the Right-To-Work laws will have over time on Michigan's economy? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with Michigan's Right-To-Work legislation) Very Positive Impact 15% 14% 9% 9% 11% 13%
Somewhat Positive Impact 19% 22% 28% 33% 29% 23%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 19% 23% 24% 32% 24% 22%
Somewhat Negative Impact 14% 10% 11% 8% 8% 11%
Very Negative Impact 11% 7% 5% 4% 5% 8%
No Impact 4% 5% 4% 4% 9% 5%
Don't Know 19% 18% 19% 11% 14% 18%
*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
What overall impact, if any, do you believe the Right-To-Work laws will have over time on Michigan's economy? (Among those jurisdictions which did not report being completely unfamiliar with Michigan's Right-To-Work legislation) Very Positive Impact 10% 16% 14% 10% 14% 14% 13%
Somewhat Positive Impact 16% 20% 26% 24% 22% 24% 23%
Mixed Positive and Negative Impact 27% 24% 19% 18% 23% 25% 22%
Somewhat Negative Impact 11% 14% 10% 14% 9% 10% 11%
Very Negative Impact 8% 5% 8% 10% 7% 8% 8%
No Impact 4% 3% 6% 4% 7% 5% 5%
Don't Know 23% 18% 18% 20% 17% 13% 18%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.