Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q25a. Now, thinking specifically about election security for the upcoming November 2020 general election, how confident are you that your jurisdiction’s voting machines and related technology will not be compromised (i.e., tampered with or hacked)?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Now, thinking specifically about election security for the upcoming November 2020 general election, how confident are you that your jurisdiction’s voting machines and related technology will not be compromised (i.e., tampered with or hacked)? Very confident ** 72% 59% ** 70%
Somewhat confident ** 22% 33% ** 24%
Not very confident ** 1% 2% ** 2%
Not confident at all ** 0% 0% ** 0%
Don't know ** 4% 6% ** 5%
*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, thinking specifically about election security for the upcoming November 2020 general election, how confident are you that your jurisdiction’s voting machines and related technology will not be compromised (i.e., tampered with or hacked)? Very confident 70% 71% 67% 67% 66% 70%
Somewhat confident 23% 23% 26% 28% 27% 24%
Not very confident 2% 1% 2% 1% 3% 2%
Not confident at all 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0%
Don't know 4% 5% 5% 4% 2% 5%
*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, thinking specifically about election security for the upcoming November 2020 general election, how confident are you that your jurisdiction’s voting machines and related technology will not be compromised (i.e., tampered with or hacked)? Very confident 73% 63% 74% 69% 74% 66% 70%
Somewhat confident 20% 29% 21% 26% 19% 27% 24%
Not very confident 3% 2% 1% 1% 1% 3% 2%
Not confident at all 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Don't know 4% 6% 4% 4% 6% 4% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.