Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2017 Data Tables

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Q10a. To what extent, if any, would you say the cost of election administration on your jurisdiction’s budget has or has not not recently been a problem with election administration in your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent, if any, would you say the cost of election administration on your jurisdiction’s budget has or has not not recently been a problem with election administration in your jurisdiction? Not a Problem at All ** 30% 19% ** 28%
Not Much of a Problem ** 43% 54% ** 45%
Somewhat of a Problem ** 21% 25% ** 22%
A Significant Problem ** 3% 1% ** 3%
Don't Know ** 2% 1% ** 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


**Counties and villages were not asked about election administration

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent, if any, would you say the cost of election administration on your jurisdiction’s budget has or has not not recently been a problem with election administration in your jurisdiction? Not a Problem at All 30% 30% 28% 16% 21% 28%
Not Much of a Problem 43% 45% 49% 47% 50% 45%
Somewhat of a Problem 22% 19% 22% 32% 23% 22%
A Significant Problem 4% 3% 0% 2% 3% 3%
Don't Know 1% 3% 0% 3% 4% 2%
*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
To what extent, if any, would you say the cost of election administration on your jurisdiction’s budget has or has not not recently been a problem with election administration in your jurisdiction? Not a Problem at All 31% 31% 35% 25% 25% 24% 28%
Not Much of a Problem 49% 44% 39% 42% 49% 50% 45%
Somewhat of a Problem 17% 22% 21% 24% 21% 24% 22%
A Significant Problem 1% 2% 2% 7% 2% 1% 3%
Don't Know 2% 1% 2% 2% 3% 2% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.