Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2010 Data Tables

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Q22a. Would the majority of your jurisdiction's citizens support or oppose full consolidation with another local government unit if there were significant cost savings? (Among non-county jurisdictions)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
Jurisdiction Type Total
Township City Village
Would the majority of your jurisdiction's citizens support or oppose full consolidation with another local government unit if there were significant cost savings? (Among non-county jurisdictions) Strongly Support 1% 6% 3% 2%
Somewhat Support 11% 19% 18% 13%
Neither Support Nor Oppose 6% 8% 7% 6%
Somewhat Oppose 16% 20% 20% 17%
Strongly Oppose 56% 34% 44% 51%
Don't Know 10% 13% 8% 11%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Would the majority of your jurisdiction's citizens support or oppose full consolidation with another local government unit if there were significant cost savings? (Among non-county jurisdictions) Strongly Support 1% 2% 3% 5% 8% 2%
Somewhat Support 12% 13% 20% 12% 13% 13%
Neither Support Nor Oppose 6% 7% 6% 5% 10% 6%
Somewhat Oppose 17% 17% 14% 25% 8% 17%
Strongly Oppose 54% 49% 48% 42% 51% 51%
Don't Know 10% 12% 9% 11% 10% 11%
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
Would the majority of your jurisdiction's citizens support or oppose full consolidation with another local government unit if there were significant cost savings? (Among non-county jurisdictions) Strongly Support 2% 1% 1% 2% 1% 5% 2%
Somewhat Support 14% 13% 16% 11% 16% 10% 13%
Neither Support Nor Oppose 2% 7% 5% 8% 5% 8% 6%
Somewhat Oppose 16% 13% 19% 18% 17% 20% 17%
Strongly Oppose 57% 55% 50% 51% 50% 44% 51%
Don't Know 9% 11% 9% 10% 11% 13% 11%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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