Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q40. Finally, one potential initiative on the November 2014 ballot would seek, in part, to amend the Michigan Constitution to change Michigan's full-time legislature to a part-time legislature. Would you say you support or oppose such a proposal?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Finally, one potential initiative on the November 2014 ballot would seek, in part, to amend the Michigan Constitution to change Michigan's full-time legislature to a part-time legislature. Would you say you support or oppose such a proposal? Strongly Support 15% 27% 31% 32% 28%
Somewhat Support 31% 29% 24% 26% 28%
Neither Support nor Oppose 10% 12% 12% 11% 11%
Somewhat Oppose 18% 9% 10% 9% 9%
Strongly Oppose 19% 13% 19% 13% 14%
Don't Know 8% 11% 5% 9% 10%
*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
Finally, one potential initiative on the November 2014 ballot would seek, in part, to amend the Michigan Constitution to change Michigan's full-time legislature to a part-time legislature. Would you say you support or oppose such a proposal? Strongly Support 28% 29% 28% 25% 19% 28%
Somewhat Support 30% 29% 21% 22% 22% 28%
Neither Support nor Oppose 13% 10% 11% 14% 13% 11%
Somewhat Oppose 7% 10% 16% 9% 13% 9%
Strongly Oppose 10% 14% 17% 24% 25% 14%
Don't Know 12% 9% 8% 7% 8% 10%
*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
Finally, one potential initiative on the November 2014 ballot would seek, in part, to amend the Michigan Constitution to change Michigan's full-time legislature to a part-time legislature. Would you say you support or oppose such a proposal? Strongly Support 26% 29% 23% 27% 29% 32% 28%
Somewhat Support 23% 30% 26% 31% 28% 27% 28%
Neither Support nor Oppose 14% 10% 12% 15% 9% 10% 11%
Somewhat Oppose 11% 9% 11% 5% 13% 7% 9%
Strongly Oppose 16% 13% 19% 11% 12% 15% 14%
Don't Know 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 9% 10%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.