Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2009 Data Tables

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Q27: Do you think there should or should not be a constitutional convention to draft a new state constitution in Michigan?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Do you think there should or should not be a constitutional convention to draft a new state constitution in Michigan? there should be a convention 62% 18% 56% 29% 27%
there should not be a convention 10% 47% 15% 33% 38%
don't know 29% 36% 29% 38% 35%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Do you think there should or should not be a constitutional convention to draft a new state constitution in Michigan? there should be a convention 19% 24% 37% 44% 64% 27%
there should not be a convention 40% 42% 41% 32% 8% 38%
don't know 41% 34% 23% 24% 28% 35%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
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 think there should or should not be a constitutional convention to draft a new state constitution in Michigan? there should be a convention 22% 24% 25% 22% 30% 40% 27%
there should not be a convention 33% 39% 41% 45% 41% 28% 38%
don't know 45% 37% 34% 34% 29% 32% 35%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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