Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q12b. Overall, to what extent would you say you are confident in the ability of the County Clerk’s office to administer an accurate recount, if needed?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Overall, to what extent would you say you are confident in the ability of the County Clerk’s office to administer an accurate recount, if needed? Very Confident ** 84% 64% ** 80%
Somewhat Confident ** 13% 27% ** 16%
Not Very Confident ** 1% 5% ** 2%
Not Confident at All ** 1% 1% ** 1%
Don't Know ** 2% 3% ** 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
Overall, to what extent would you say you are confident in the ability of the County Clerk’s office to administer an accurate recount, if needed? Very Confident 85% 81% 73% 74% 56% 80%
Somewhat Confident 12% 15% 21% 18% 29% 16%
Not Very Confident 1% 1% 2% 8% 4% 2%
Not Confident at All 0% 1% 2% 0% 7% 1%
Don't Know 2% 2% 2% 1% 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
Overall, to what extent would you say you are confident in the ability of the County Clerk’s office to administer an accurate recount, if needed? Very Confident 84% 86% 88% 77% 80% 66% 80%
Somewhat Confident 12% 13% 11% 16% 16% 24% 16%
Not Very Confident 1% 0% 0% 2% 2% 5% 2%
Not Confident at All 0% 1% 0% 2% 1% 3% 1%
Don't Know 2% 1% 1% 3% 2% 3% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.