Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2019 Data Tables

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Q36. Do you feel things in this country 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 this country are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? Right Direction 51% 51% 32% 39% 47%
Wrong Track 44% 37% 55% 51% 42%
Don't Know 5% 12% 13% 10% 11%
*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 this country are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? Right Direction 47% 49% 48% 37% 42% 47%
Wrong Track 40% 41% 40% 53% 50% 42%
Don't Know 13% 10% 12% 10% 8% 11%
*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 this country are generally going in the right direction, or do you feel things have gotten off on the wrong track? Right Direction 44% 50% 48% 50% 44% 43% 47%
Wrong Track 44% 38% 38% 42% 44% 48% 42%
Don't Know 12% 12% 14% 9% 12% 9% 11%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.