Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q11b. Overall, how effective or ineffective would you say initial election-related training for new clerks by the State is for your jurisdiction?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Overall, how effective or ineffective would you say initial election-related training for new clerks by the State is for your jurisdiction? Very Effective ** 35% 24% ** 33%
Somewhat Effective ** 31% 33% ** 31%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective ** 6% 12% ** 7%
Somewhat Ineffective ** 5% 5% ** 5%
Very Ineffective ** 2% 2% ** 2%
Don't Know ** 22% 24% ** 22%
*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
Overall, how effective or ineffective would you say initial election-related training for new clerks by the State is for your jurisdiction? Very Effective 34% 36% 33% 24% 16% 33%
Somewhat Effective 31% 29% 32% 34% 41% 31%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 8% 5% 8% 8% 7% 7%
Somewhat Ineffective 6% 5% 2% 6% 4% 5%
Very Ineffective 2% 3% 1% 0% 0% 2%
Don't Know 20% 22% 24% 28% 32% 22%
*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
Overall, how effective or ineffective would you say initial election-related training for new clerks by the State is for your jurisdiction? Very Effective 33% 28% 43% 27% 35% 32% 33%
Somewhat Effective 27% 36% 24% 35% 33% 31% 31%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 9% 8% 5% 7% 5% 8% 7%
Somewhat Ineffective 9% 3% 7% 4% 4% 3% 5%
Very Ineffective 1% 3% 2% 4% 2% 0% 2%
Don't Know 22% 22% 19% 22% 22% 26% 22%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.