Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q41. 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 39% 57% 36% 39% 50%
Wrong Track 45% 30% 52% 48% 37%
Don't Know 17% 13% 11% 13% 13%
*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 49% 54% 54% 40% 39% 50%
Wrong Track 37% 34% 36% 41% 51% 37%
Don't Know 15% 11% 11% 19% 11% 13%
*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 50% 45% 50% 53% 52% 49% 50%
Wrong Track 39% 40% 35% 34% 36% 39% 37%
Don't Know 11% 15% 15% 13% 12% 12% 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.