The State of the State Survey and Podcast looks at consumer confidence, trust in government and Michigan's view of the president and Michigan's governor.
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Looking back at 2019 and ahead at 2020. In the crystal ball, roadways, politics, and questions about nonprofit philanthropy and communities in need.
New research finds that Michigan is short of substitute teachers. Research supported by a IPPSR's Michigan Applied Public Policy Research grant suggests some solutions.
The latest edition of the State of the State Podcast tackles tough questions going in to Election 2018. Listen to MSU's Matt Grossmann, Arnold Weinfeld and Charles Ballard.
It won't be long before Michigan's 2018 primary and general election choices are before voters. Who's winning? See an early forecast.
State of the State is IPPSR's policy-based podcast. Recorded monthly and available here, on IPPSR's SoundCloud channel and through the MSUToday podcast on over-the-air radio and internet broadcasters from East Lansing to the world.
IPPSR’s State of the State Survey (SOSS) suggested an easy path to victory for Hillary Clinton in Michigan’s 2016 general election, but Donald Trump won the state by a narrow margin on his way to an Electoral College victory. Our survey was hardly alone in showing a Clinton lead (only one Michigan public survey in all of 2016 showed a Trump lead), but SOSS was the furthest off from the final result.
In line with predictions from the latest Michigan Policy Insiders Panel.
The 2016 general election is in full swing. Both presidential nominees are visiting Michigan to lay out their economic plans and attract voter support. According to election forecaster Nate Silver, Michigan currently ranks as the eighth most important swing state (based on the probability that each state will provide the decisive vote in the Electoral College).
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