Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

« Back to the table of contents | See questionnaire for exact wording

Q13. Some people think the current system of funding local government in Michigan is broken and needs significant reform, while others disagree. What about you? Would you say you agree or disagree that the system of funding local government in Michigan is broken and needs significant reform?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Some people think the current system of funding local government in Michigan is broken and needs significant reform, while others disagree. What about you? Would you say you agree or disagree that the system of funding local government in Michigan is broken and needs significant reform? Strongly Agree 41% 17% 68% 38% 28%
Somewhat Agree 40% 37% 24% 41% 36%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 12% 24% 4% 10% 18%
Somewhat Disagree 7% 11% 2% 2% 9%
Strongly Disagree 0% 4% 2% 3% 3%
Don't Know 0% 7% 0% 6% 5%
*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
Some people think the current system of funding local government in Michigan is broken and needs significant reform, while others disagree. What about you? Would you say you agree or disagree that the system of funding local government in Michigan is broken and needs significant reform? Strongly Agree 22% 24% 38% 46% 59% 28%
Somewhat Agree 38% 36% 36% 31% 28% 36%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 20% 20% 16% 12% 7% 18%
Somewhat Disagree 8% 10% 9% 8% 4% 9%
Strongly Disagree 4% 4% 0% 1% 2% 3%
Don't Know 8% 6% 2% 1% 0% 5%
*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
Some people think the current system of funding local government in Michigan is broken and needs significant reform, while others disagree. What about you? Would you say you agree or disagree that the system of funding local government in Michigan is broken and needs significant reform? Strongly Agree 29% 19% 22% 26% 33% 42% 28%
Somewhat Agree 38% 37% 38% 36% 35% 32% 36%
Neither Agree nor Disagree 19% 23% 19% 19% 18% 13% 18%
Somewhat Disagree 5% 11% 10% 9% 8% 7% 9%
Strongly Disagree 4% 5% 2% 4% 2% 3% 3%
Don't Know 5% 5% 9% 6% 4% 3% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.