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2017spring_data_elecadmin_codebook.pdf application/pdf 307.6 KB 04/29/2020 10:47:AM
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Project Citation: 

Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy. Michigan Public Policy Survey Public Use Datasets. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2020-08-28. https://doi.org/10.3886/E100132V27

Folder Description

Summary:  View help for Summary
The Michigan Public Policy Survey Public Use Datasets: Election Administration Data, Spring 2017 contains a subset of the data collected in Spring 2017. Election administration was covered in questions 10-17 of the Spring 2017 MPPS Survey.

Scope of Folder

Subject Terms:  View help for Subject Terms elections; local elections
Geographic Coverage:  View help for Geographic Coverage Michigan
Collection Date(s):  View help for Collection Date(s) 4/3/2017 – 6/2/2017 (Spring 2017)
Data Type(s):  View help for Data Type(s) survey data
Collection Notes:  View help for Collection Notes
In Spring 2017, a supplemental survey containing only the questions regarding election administration was sent concurrently to those city and township clerks not participating in the general MPPS, to ensure these officials had the opportunity to weigh in specifically on this topic. This supplemental city and township clerks' survey ran from April 3 to May 24, 2017. A total of 881 clerks returned valid surveys (678 township clerks and 203 city
clerks), resulting in a 58% response rate among clerks. Responses to the supplemental survey are not included in the Spring 2017 Public Use Datasets.

Methodology

Response Rate:  View help for Response Rate 74% by jurisdiction
Sampling:  View help for Sampling census survey of all 1,856 Michigan counties, cities, villages, and townships. Top elected and appointed officials in each jurisdiction were surveyed. One response from each responding jurisdiction is included. If two responses are received from the same jurisdiction, the criteria for inclusion in the data set are based on [in order]: completeness of the survey, if the official is appointed (rather than elected), or if the respondent is the top elected official.
Data Source:  View help for Data Source Michigan Public Policy Survey
Collection Mode(s):  View help for Collection Mode(s) mail questionnaire; web-based survey

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