Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2018 Data Tables

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Q16c. Overall, how would you rate the relationships among elected officials and other employees in your jurisdiction?

 
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Overall, how would you rate the relationships among elected officials and other employees in your jurisdiction? Excellent 20% 28% 27% 24% 27%
Good 59% 42% 48% 51% 45%
Fair 16% 10% 18% 16% 12%
Poor 5% 2% 6% 2% 3%
Not Applicable 0% 18% 0% 5% 12%
Don't Know 0% 0% 0% 2% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

 
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Overall, how would you rate the relationships among elected officials and other employees in your jurisdiction? Excellent 26% 28% 32% 24% 28% 27%
Good 40% 47% 50% 52% 49% 45%
Fair 11% 12% 12% 19% 15% 12%
Poor 1% 2% 5% 4% 8% 3%
Not Applicable 21% 11% 1% 0% 0% 12%
Don't Know 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

 
% 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 would you rate the relationships among elected officials and other employees in your jurisdiction? Excellent 30% 22% 31% 25% 29% 26% 27%
Good 44% 43% 46% 40% 45% 51% 45%
Fair 15% 12% 9% 14% 12% 14% 12%
Poor 3% 2% 2% 2% 2% 6% 3%
Not Applicable 8% 20% 11% 19% 12% 3% 12%
Don't Know 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.