Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q14i. 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 restoring full statutory revenue sharing (i.e., reverse cuts that began in early 2000s)?

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 restoring full statutory revenue sharing (i.e., reverse cuts that began in early 2000s)? Strongly Support 74% 37% 82% 54% 49%
Somewhat Support 19% 32% 13% 22% 27%
Neither Support nor Oppose 5% 15% 1% 12% 12%
Somewhat Oppose 0% 3% 0% 2% 2%
Strongly Oppose 0% 2% 0% 1% 2%
Don't Know 2% 11% 2% 10% 9%
*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 restoring full statutory revenue sharing (i.e., reverse cuts that began in early 2000s)? Strongly Support 38% 47% 63% 68% 73% 49%
Somewhat Support 29% 28% 25% 20% 19% 27%
Neither Support nor Oppose 15% 12% 6% 5% 5% 12%
Somewhat Oppose 3% 2% 0% 2% 2% 2%
Strongly Oppose 1% 2% 0% 0% 1% 2%
Don't Know 13% 8% 6% 5% 0% 9%
*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 restoring full statutory revenue sharing (i.e., reverse cuts that began in early 2000s)? Strongly Support 49% 46% 46% 44% 46% 60% 49%
Somewhat Support 28% 29% 23% 32% 27% 23% 27%
Neither Support nor Oppose 13% 13% 14% 10% 14% 7% 12%
Somewhat Oppose 1% 3% 3% 2% 3% 2% 2%
Strongly Oppose 0% 2% 1% 2% 1% 3% 2%
Don't Know 8% 9% 12% 9% 9% 6% 9%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.