Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q17e. To what extent would you support or oppose absentee voting with no excuse required in Michigan?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent would you support or oppose absentee voting with no excuse required in Michigan? Strongly Support ** 41% 48% ** 43%
Somewhat Support ** 21% 32% ** 23%
Neither Support nor Oppose ** 15% 7% ** 13%
Somewhat Oppose ** 12% 9% ** 11%
Strongly Oppose ** 9% 4% ** 8%
Don't Know ** 2% 0% ** 1%
*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 would you support or oppose absentee voting with no excuse required in Michigan? Strongly Support 35% 41% 53% 57% 67% 43%
Somewhat Support 24% 22% 28% 26% 14% 23%
Neither Support nor Oppose 15% 15% 7% 5% 12% 13%
Somewhat Oppose 14% 12% 7% 4% 6% 11%
Strongly Oppose 10% 8% 5% 7% 2% 8%
Don't Know 2% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1%
*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 would you support or oppose absentee voting with no excuse required in Michigan? Strongly Support 25% 40% 49% 35% 48% 53% 43%
Somewhat Support 30% 23% 22% 25% 21% 20% 23%
Neither Support nor Oppose 13% 15% 10% 19% 12% 11% 13%
Somewhat Oppose 19% 12% 10% 12% 7% 9% 11%
Strongly Oppose 9% 9% 8% 7% 10% 6% 8%
Don't Know 4% 1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.