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2020 Spring Q21a

In November 2018, Michigan voters approved the "Voting Policies in State Constitution Initiative" (Proposal 3). To the best of your knowledge, have the specific reforms listed below had a positive or negative impact on your jurisdiction's administration of the elections since then? Voter registration up to 15 days before an election via mail-in, online, and at a Secretary of State's office

2020 Spring Q21b

In November 2018, Michigan voters approved the "Voting Policies in State Constitution Initiative" (Proposal 3). To the best of your knowledge, have the specific reforms listed below had a positive or negative impact on your jurisdiction's administration of the elections since then? In-person, same-day voter registration up to and including election day at your local clerk's office

2020 Spring Q21c

In November 2018, Michigan voters approved the "Voting Policies in State Constitution Initiative" (Proposal 3). To the best of your knowledge, have the specific reforms listed below had a positive or negative impact on your jurisdiction's administration of the elections since then? No-excuse absentee voting

2020 Spring Q22a

Now looking ahead to the November 2020 general election, do you expect any of the following will or will not be problems with election administration in your jurisdiction? Voter registration up to 15 days before an election via mail-in, online, and at a Secretary of State's office

2020 Spring Q22b

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

2020 Spring Q22c

Now looking ahead to the November 2020 general election, do you expect any of the following will or will not be problems with election administration in your jurisdiction? No-excuse absentee voting

2020 Spring 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? 

2018 Spring Q35

There is currently an initiative to legalize, regulate, and tax recreational marijuana in Michigan through a ballot proposal in November's statewide election. Regardless of the details of that specific proposal, to what extent would you -- in your role as a local official -- generally support or oppose legalizing, regulating, and taxing recreational marijuana in Michigan?

2016 Spring Q14a

Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Enable regional tax-base sharing among local units

2016 Fall Q18a

Recently, there have been calls for reforms to the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the Emergency Manager Law? Require Emergency Managers (EMs) to plan for improving factors beyond just finances (e.g., service delivery, infrastructure, quality of life)

2016 Spring Q14b

Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Reform tax increment financing/tax captures (e.g., DDAs, TIFs, LDFAs) to limit impact on general government revenues

2016 Fall Q18b

Recently, there have been calls for reforms to the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the Emergency Manager Law? Include provisions for possible new (time limited) local or state revenue options for jurisdictions with EMs

2016 Spring Q14c

Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Allow local governments to raise revenues through local-option taxes (e.g., sales, gas, hotel taxes, etc.)

2016 Fall Q18c

Recently, there have been calls for reforms to the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the Emergency Manager Law? Require EMs to analyze impact on disadvantaged groups when making decisions

2016 Spring Q14d

Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Compel the State to pay for

2016 Fall Q18d

Recently, there have been calls for reforms to the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the Emergency Manager Law? Require EMs to consider local elected official input before making decisions

2016 Spring Q14e

Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Increase maximum allowable local millage rates

2016 Fall Q18e

Recently, there have been calls for reforms to the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the Emergency Manager Law? Require EMs to consider citizen input before making decisions

2016 Spring Q14f

Whether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Reform Headlee Amendment to eliminate or limit millage rate roll-backs

2016 Fall Q18f

Recently, there have been calls for reforms to the Emergency Manager Law. To what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the Emergency Manager Law? Add state-level ombudsperson oversight for citizens and local officials to appeal any EM decision