Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2016 Data Tables

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Q11a. Would the majority of your jurisdiction's citizens be more likely to choose higher taxes to avoid service cuts to police services or would they choose cuts to police services to avoid higher taxes?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Would the majority of your jurisdiction's citizens be more likely to choose higher taxes to avoid service cuts to police services or would they choose cuts to police services to avoid higher taxes? Citizens would choose higher taxes to avoid service cuts 64% 22% 59% 28% 30%
Citizens would choose service cuts to avoid higher taxes 23% 14% 24% 22% 17%
Not Applicable 1% 55% 2% 38% 42%
Don't Know 11% 10% 15% 12% 11%
*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
Would the majority of your jurisdiction's citizens be more likely to choose higher taxes to avoid service cuts to police services or would they choose cuts to police services to avoid higher taxes? Citizens would choose higher taxes to avoid service cuts 17% 26% 47% 71% 64% 30%
Citizens would choose service cuts to avoid higher taxes 13% 19% 18% 17% 20% 17%
Not Applicable 59% 45% 18% 5% 1% 42%
Don't Know 11% 10% 17% 8% 14% 11%
*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
Would the majority of your jurisdiction's citizens be more likely to choose higher taxes to avoid service cuts to police services or would they choose cuts to police services to avoid higher taxes? Citizens would choose higher taxes to avoid service cuts 17% 28% 24% 25% 32% 51% 30%
Citizens would choose service cuts to avoid higher taxes 15% 15% 15% 17% 22% 17% 17%
Not Applicable 58% 49% 48% 47% 37% 20% 42%
Don't Know 10% 9% 13% 11% 9% 13% 11%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.