Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q29: Do you think term limits for Michigan's governor and state legislatures should be repealed, amended, or remain as they are currently?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Do you think term limits for Michigan's governor and state legislatures should be repealed, amended, or remain as they are currently? repealed 58% 29% 64% 35% 37%
amended 32% 27% 21% 29% 27%
remain as is 10% 38% 9% 32% 31%
don't know 0% 6% 6% 5% 5%
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Do you think term limits for Michigan's governor and state legislatures should be repealed, amended, or remain as they are currently? repealed 25% 38% 47% 57% 63% 37%
amended 28% 26% 28% 28% 27% 27%
remain as is 41% 31% 22% 10% 9% 31%
don't know 6% 6% 3% 4% 2% 5%
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Do you think term limits for Michigan's governor and state legislatures should be repealed, amended, or remain as they are currently? repealed 36% 26% 33% 34% 43% 49% 37%
amended 25% 30% 32% 25% 23% 25% 27%
remain as is 33% 36% 30% 36% 30% 21% 31%
don't know 5% 8% 5% 5% 4% 5% 5%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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