Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q36. In 2018, Michigan voters approved a Constitutional amendment that created an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (Proposal 2). How familiar are you with this new approach to redistricting in the state?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
In 2018, Michigan voters approved a Constitutional amendment that created an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (Proposal 2). How familiar are you with this new approach to redistricting in the state? Very familiar — I know a great deal about it 12% 8% 15% 7% 9%
Somewhat familiar — I have heard of it, and understand it fairly well, but don't know many details 55% 48% 57% 42% 49%
Mostly unfamiliar — I have heard of it, but know very little about it 27% 31% 22% 29% 29%
Completely unfamiliar — I have never heard of it before 4% 6% 2% 17% 6%
Don't know 2% 7% 4% 5% 6%
*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
In 2018, Michigan voters approved a Constitutional amendment that created an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (Proposal 2). How familiar are you with this new approach to redistricting in the state? Very familiar — I know a great deal about it 8% 7% 12% 16% 20% 9%
Somewhat familiar — I have heard of it, and understand it fairly well, but don't know many details 40% 53% 58% 52% 64% 49%
Mostly unfamiliar — I have heard of it, but know very little about it 34% 28% 25% 24% 15% 29%
Completely unfamiliar — I have never heard of it before 10% 5% 1% 3% 1% 6%
Don't know 8% 6% 4% 5% 0% 6%
*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
In 2018, Michigan voters approved a Constitutional amendment that created an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (Proposal 2). How familiar are you with this new approach to redistricting in the state? Very familiar — I know a great deal about it 5% 8% 11% 8% 9% 13% 9%
Somewhat familiar — I have heard of it, and understand it fairly well, but don't know many details 42% 49% 43% 56% 48% 54% 49%
Mostly unfamiliar — I have heard of it, but know very little about it 39% 29% 32% 21% 31% 27% 29%
Completely unfamiliar — I have never heard of it before 6% 7% 7% 8% 8% 2% 6%
Don't know 8% 8% 7% 6% 4% 4% 6%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.