THE SPRING 2021 MICHIGAN PUBLIC POLICY SURVEY
- Annual tracking items for fiscal, budget, operation policies; Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); local government use of online technology; Michigan's new Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission; job approval evaluations for Governor, Michigan Legislature, President, and U.S. Congress; right direction vs. wrong track for state, and country; civic discourse; the state of democracy; confidence in institutions
- This survey ran from April 5 to June 7, 2021 and received responses from 73% of jurisdictions.
- Survey questionnaire
- Local leaders’ concerns about Michigan’s direction spike, while evaluations of state leaders sink over the past year (July 2021)
- Local leaders’ views on Michigan’s initial COVID-19 vaccine rollout in Spring 2021 (August 2021)
- Michigan local governments report fewer economic challenges one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and describe efforts to support local businesses (September 2021)
Input on questionnaire design for the Spring 2021 MPPS was provided by the following people:
- Matt Grossmann, Michigan State University
- Stephanie Leiser, University of Michigan
- Eric Lupher, Citizens Research Council of Michigan
- Derek Melot, Michigan Assocation of Counties
- Summer Minnick, Michigan Municipal League
- Neil Sheridan, Michigan Townships Association
- Mark Wyckoff, Michigan State University
The final questionnaire design reflects decisions made by the CLOSUP MPPS staff, which may not represent the views of advisory committee members or others who provided input.