Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q31. Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? Right Direction 36% 53% 33% 42% 47%
Wrong Track 47% 30% 54% 41% 36%
Don't Know 17% 17% 13% 17% 16%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? Right Direction 45% 52% 49% 44% 38% 47%
Wrong Track 36% 34% 35% 41% 46% 36%
Don't Know 19% 14% 16% 14% 15% 16%
*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
Do you feel things in the state of Michigan are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? Right Direction 38% 49% 54% 45% 48% 47% 47%
Wrong Track 42% 37% 30% 35% 36% 40% 36%
Don't Know 20% 14% 16% 20% 16% 13% 16%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.