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2018spring_board-council-relationships_codebook.pdf application/pdf 492.8 KB 08/28/2020 04:50:AM
2018spring_boardrelationships_pud.csv text/csv 76.9 KB 08/27/2020 12:48:PM
2018spring_boardrelationships_pud.dta application/x-stata 68.1 KB 08/20/2020 08:03:AM
2018spring_boardrelationships_pud.sav application/x-spss-sav 54.7 KB 02/20/2020 08:38:AM

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: Board/Council Relationships Data, Spring 2018 contains a subset of the data collected in Spring 2018. Board/Council Relationships were covered in questions 9-17 of the Spring 2018 MPPS Survey. 

Scope of Folder

Subject Terms:  View help for Subject Terms local government; civic discourse; city councils; township boards; county commission; village council
Geographic Coverage:  View help for Geographic Coverage Michigan
Collection Date(s):  View help for Collection Date(s) 4/9/2018 – 6/8/2018 (Spring 2018)
Data Type(s):  View help for Data Type(s) survey data

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.
Collection Mode(s):  View help for Collection Mode(s) mail questionnaire; web-based survey
Unit(s) of Observation:  View help for Unit(s) of Observation local government

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