Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q16i. 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 regional tax base sharing?

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 regional tax base sharing? Strongly Support 3% 2% 10% 7% 4%
Somewhat Support 24% 15% 27% 19% 18%
Neither Support nor Oppose 33% 30% 29% 37% 31%
Somewhat Oppose 7% 15% 11% 10% 14%
Strongly Oppose 24% 22% 14% 13% 20%
Don't Know 10% 14% 9% 14% 13%
*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 regional tax base sharing? Strongly Support 3% 4% 4% 7% 6% 4%
Somewhat Support 17% 18% 20% 19% 24% 18%
Neither Support nor Oppose 33% 30% 29% 28% 31% 31%
Somewhat Oppose 13% 13% 16% 16% 9% 14%
Strongly Oppose 17% 23% 21% 19% 19% 20%
Don't Know 17% 12% 10% 11% 10% 13%
*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 regional tax base sharing? Strongly Support 2% 2% 4% 5% 5% 5% 4%
Somewhat Support 23% 14% 13% 18% 22% 22% 18%
Neither Support nor Oppose 34% 31% 28% 33% 28% 32% 31%
Somewhat Oppose 14% 15% 16% 11% 14% 13% 14%
Strongly Oppose 17% 22% 22% 18% 17% 21% 20%
Don't Know 9% 16% 17% 15% 14% 8% 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.