Your Questions; Michigan's Answers.
Adding questions to SOSS is a great way to collect data without having to manage a survey yourself. Wondering how it works? Check out the SOSS Basics page!
Public Data Access
All SOSS data is released to the public six months after a survey is completed. There are over 20 years of datasets that you can download or to analyze online, and there are no restrictions on its use (we just ask that you cite SOSS)!
The MSU State of the State Survey (SOSS) is a phone and online public opinion survey of Michigan adults. SOSS findings are published in top-tier academic journals, guide policy decisions, and receive national media coverage. From pilot projects to full-scale data collection, the MSU State of the State Survey is your source for high-quality public opinion data in Michigan. SOSS has been the force behind scores of faculty, student, and non-profit research projects and publications over the last 20 years.