Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q6c. Overall, do you consider your jurisdiction's pay rate(s) for current elected officials to be too high, about right, or too low?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Overall, do you consider your jurisdiction's pay rate(s) for current elected officials to be too high, about right, or too low? Too High 1% 2% 3% 2% 2%
About Right 60% 61% 61% 56% 60%
Too Low 33% 35% 33% 38% 35%
Don't Know 6% 2% 4% 4% 3%
*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
Overall, do you consider your jurisdiction's pay rate(s) for current elected officials to be too high, about right, or too low? Too High 1% 2% 2% 4% 5% 2%
About Right 62% 58% 60% 57% 66% 60%
Too Low 34% 38% 36% 36% 26% 35%
Don't Know 3% 2% 2% 4% 3% 3%
*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
Overall, do you consider your jurisdiction's pay rate(s) for current elected officials to be too high, about right, or too low? Too High 1% 2% 2% 2% 3% 3% 2%
About Right 64% 56% 65% 61% 60% 56% 60%
Too Low 34% 41% 31% 35% 33% 38% 35%
Don't Know 1% 2% 2% 3% 4% 3% 3%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.