Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q14. Overall, to what extent do you support or oppose the State’s initiative to have cities and townships update their voting equipment?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Overall, to what extent do you support or oppose the State’s initiative to have cities and townships update their voting equipment? Strongly Support ** 38% 28% ** 36%
Somewhat Support ** 29% 39% ** 31%
Neither Support nor Oppose ** 19% 22% ** 19%
Somewhat Oppose ** 8% 8% ** 8%
Strongly Oppose ** 4% 0% ** 3%
Don't Know ** 2% 2% ** 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 do you support or oppose the State’s initiative to have cities and townships update their voting equipment? Strongly Support 29% 42% 42% 33% 35% 36%
Somewhat Support 28% 29% 38% 39% 37% 31%
Neither Support nor Oppose 24% 18% 12% 16% 21% 19%
Somewhat Oppose 12% 6% 7% 6% 6% 8%
Strongly Oppose 5% 3% 2% 3% 0% 3%
Don't Know 2% 3% 0% 3% 2% 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 do you support or oppose the State’s initiative to have cities and townships update their voting equipment? Strongly Support 34% 35% 38% 32% 44% 35% 36%
Somewhat Support 33% 25% 36% 25% 30% 36% 31%
Neither Support nor Oppose 19% 21% 17% 23% 14% 20% 19%
Somewhat Oppose 7% 11% 6% 12% 7% 6% 8%
Strongly Oppose 3% 4% 2% 6% 2% 2% 3%
Don't Know 5% 3% 1% 2% 3% 1% 2%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.