Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2020 Data Tables

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Q22b. Now looking ahead to the November 2020 general election, do you expect in-person, same-day voter registration up to and including election day at your local clerk's office will or will not be a problem with election administration in your jurisdiction? 

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Now looking ahead to the November 2020 general election, do you expect in-person, same-day voter registration up to and including election day at your local clerk’s office will or will not be a problem with election administration in your jurisdiction? Not a problem at all ** 14% 12% ** 13%
Not much of a problem ** 24% 28% ** 25%
Somewhat of a problem ** 31% 26% ** 30%
A significant problem ** 25% 25% ** 25%
Don't know ** 6% 8% ** 7%
*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
Now looking ahead to the November 2020 general election, do you expect in-person, same-day voter registration up to and including election day at your local clerk’s office will or will not be a problem with election administration in your jurisdiction? Not a problem at all 16% 12% 20% 10% 2% 13%
Not much of a problem 29% 25% 21% 16% 18% 25%
Somewhat of a problem 25% 35% 24% 33% 30% 30%
A significant problem 22% 24% 27% 31% 45% 25%
Don't know 8% 5% 9% 10% 5% 7%
*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
Now looking ahead to the November 2020 general election, do you expect in-person, same-day voter registration up to and including election day at your local clerk’s office will or will not be a problem with election administration in your jurisdiction? Not a problem at all 25% 13% 9% 17% 8% 13% 13%
Not much of a problem 30% 25% 25% 26% 22% 23% 25%
Somewhat of a problem 17% 32% 34% 28% 34% 31% 30%
A significant problem 18% 22% 27% 24% 29% 27% 25%
Don't know 11% 8% 5% 4% 8% 6% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.