Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q28c. Now, thinking about election-related training for your jurisdiction, overall, how effective or ineffective would you say continuing education for clerks by the State is?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Now, thinking about election-related training for your jurisdiction, overall, how effective or ineffective would you say continuing education for clerks by the State is? Very Effective ** 34% 30% ** 34%
Somewhat Effective ** 36% 36% ** 36%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective ** 7% 4% ** 6%
Somewhat Ineffective ** 6% 6% ** 6%
Very Ineffective ** 3% 3% ** 3%
Don't Know ** 13% 21% ** 15%
*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 about election-related training for your jurisdiction, overall, how effective or ineffective would you say continuing education for clerks by the State is? Very Effective 33% 34% 34% 32% 32% 34%
Somewhat Effective 37% 38% 35% 31% 32% 36%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 8% 4% 8% 6% 9% 6%
Somewhat Ineffective 7% 6% 2% 8% 0% 6%
Very Ineffective 4% 3% 2% 0% 5% 3%
Don't Know 10% 15% 19% 23% 21% 15%
*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 about election-related training for your jurisdiction, overall, how effective or ineffective would you say continuing education for clerks by the State is? Very Effective 30% 30% 35% 33% 40% 34% 34%
Somewhat Effective 42% 40% 33% 39% 34% 33% 36%
Neither Effective nor Ineffective 7% 7% 5% 5% 8% 7% 6%
Somewhat Ineffective 5% 9% 7% 8% 3% 4% 6%
Very Ineffective 3% 3% 3% 4% 2% 2% 3%
Don't Know 13% 11% 17% 11% 13% 20% 15%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.