Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q14f. Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose changing the system of funding local government in Michigan by reforming Headlee Amendment to eliminate or limit millage rate roll-backs?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose changing the system of funding local government in Michigan by reforming Headlee Amendment to eliminate or limit millage rate roll-backs? Strongly Support 44% 20% 64% 32% 29%
Somewhat Support 27% 29% 20% 31% 28%
Neither Support nor Oppose 17% 23% 9% 18% 20%
Somewhat Oppose 6% 8% 2% 5% 7%
Strongly Oppose 2% 6% 2% 2% 5%
Don't Know 4% 13% 4% 13% 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
Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose changing the system of funding local government in Michigan by reforming Headlee Amendment to eliminate or limit millage rate roll-backs? Strongly Support 20% 29% 37% 46% 56% 29%
Somewhat Support 30% 27% 28% 27% 21% 28%
Neither Support nor Oppose 23% 19% 19% 15% 12% 20%
Somewhat Oppose 7% 8% 4% 5% 4% 7%
Strongly Oppose 5% 6% 5% 3% 2% 5%
Don't Know 16% 10% 7% 4% 4% 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
Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose changing the system of funding local government in Michigan by reforming Headlee Amendment to eliminate or limit millage rate roll-backs? Strongly Support 29% 24% 26% 24% 30% 43% 29%
Somewhat Support 26% 33% 27% 26% 28% 27% 28%
Neither Support nor Oppose 24% 18% 18% 22% 23% 15% 20%
Somewhat Oppose 5% 9% 7% 8% 7% 3% 7%
Strongly Oppose 5% 5% 4% 7% 3% 4% 5%
Don't Know 11% 11% 17% 13% 8% 8% 11%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.