Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q16e. If your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local revenues — including options that may not be available currently — would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing a local sales tax on alcohol, tobacco, etc.?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
If your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local revenues — including options that may not be available currently — would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing a local sales tax on alcohol, tobacco, etc.? Strongly Support 8% 8% 10% 15% 9%
Somewhat Support 29% 21% 26% 25% 23%
Neither Support nor Oppose 18% 20% 24% 20% 21%
Somewhat Oppose 20% 17% 15% 15% 16%
Strongly Oppose 20% 29% 18% 18% 25%
Don't Know 5% 5% 6% 8% 6%
*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
If your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local revenues — including options that may not be available currently — would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing a local sales tax on alcohol, tobacco, etc.? Strongly Support 9% 9% 12% 13% 7% 9%
Somewhat Support 21% 22% 27% 27% 24% 23%
Neither Support nor Oppose 23% 20% 18% 17% 21% 21%
Somewhat Oppose 16% 17% 14% 17% 18% 16%
Strongly Oppose 25% 27% 24% 22% 23% 25%
Don't Know 7% 5% 4% 4% 7% 6%
*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
If your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local revenues — including options that may not be available currently — would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing a local sales tax on alcohol, tobacco, etc.? Strongly Support 9% 5% 11% 10% 11% 10% 9%
Somewhat Support 24% 18% 22% 20% 30% 22% 23%
Neither Support nor Oppose 24% 23% 17% 25% 17% 20% 21%
Somewhat Oppose 18% 18% 16% 17% 12% 18% 16%
Strongly Oppose 21% 31% 26% 22% 23% 25% 25%
Don't Know 4% 5% 8% 7% 6% 4% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.