Michigan Local Leaders Want Their Citizens to Play a Larger Role in Policymaking, but Report Declining Engagement

Michigan Public Policy Survey, July 2017

17 Pages Posted: 2 Aug 2017

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Natalie Fitzpatrick

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Thomas M. Ivacko

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Debra Horner

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Date Written: July 31, 2017

Abstract

This report presents Michigan local government leaders’ assessments of issues related to citizen engagement with their local governments and the role that citizens play in local policymaking. The findings in this report are based on statewide surveys of local government leaders in the Fall 2016 and Fall 2012 waves of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS).

Keywords: Citizen Engagement, Local Government

Suggested Citation

Fitzpatrick, Natalie and Ivacko, Thomas M. and Horner, Debra, Michigan Local Leaders Want Their Citizens to Play a Larger Role in Policymaking, but Report Declining Engagement (July 31, 2017). Michigan Public Policy Survey, July 2017, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3011549

Natalie Fitzpatrick

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy ( email )

735 South State Street, Weill Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

Thomas M. Ivacko (Contact Author)

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy ( email )

735 South State Street, Weill Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

HOME PAGE: http://closup.umich.edu

Debra Horner

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy ( email )

735 South State Street, Weill Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
United States

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