Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2014 Data Tables

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Q38. One potential initiative on the statewide ballot in November 2014 would seek, in part, to amend the Michigan Constitution to extend the power of citizen referendum to bills passed by the state legislature containing appropriations. Would you say you support or oppose such a proposal?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
One potential initiative on the statewide ballot in November 2014 would seek, in part, to amend the Michigan Constitution to extend the power of citizen referendum to bills passed by the state legislature containing appropriations. Would you say you support or oppose such a proposal? Strongly Support 12% 5% 5% 7% 5%
Somewhat Support 17% 18% 13% 22% 18%
Neither Support nor Oppose 12% 20% 17% 18% 19%
Somewhat Oppose 23% 15% 19% 12% 15%
Strongly Oppose 19% 18% 34% 16% 20%
Don't Know 16% 25% 12% 25% 23%
*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
One potential initiative on the statewide ballot in November 2014 would seek, in part, to amend the Michigan Constitution to extend the power of citizen referendum to bills passed by the state legislature containing appropriations. Would you say you support or oppose such a proposal? Strongly Support 6% 5% 3% 7% 7% 5%
Somewhat Support 18% 20% 13% 17% 11% 18%
Neither Support nor Oppose 23% 17% 14% 17% 11% 19%
Somewhat Oppose 11% 16% 24% 19% 20% 15%
Strongly Oppose 15% 20% 27% 30% 33% 20%
Don't Know 28% 22% 18% 10% 19% 23%
*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
One potential initiative on the statewide ballot in November 2014 would seek, in part, to amend the Michigan Constitution to extend the power of citizen referendum to bills passed by the state legislature containing appropriations. Would you say you support or oppose such a proposal? Strongly Support 7% 7% 3% 6% 5% 5% 5%
Somewhat Support 17% 18% 16% 17% 21% 17% 18%
Neither Support nor Oppose 19% 20% 18% 21% 17% 17% 19%
Somewhat Oppose 18% 15% 12% 11% 15% 21% 15%
Strongly Oppose 18% 20% 26% 18% 17% 21% 20%
Don't Know 22% 20% 24% 26% 25% 19% 23%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.