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Survey of Detroit MI 2017 General Election Voters

Sunday, March 12, 2017 -Monday, March 13, 2017

Check out the results below:

    1. This November, residents will have the opportunity to vote in Detroit elections, including the election for Detroit Mayor and city council.  Do you plan on voting in the 2017 November election?
    • Yes (continue) 310           100%
    • Maybe/No/Unsure
    1. If the election for mayor was today, who do you think you would vote for (ROTATE) Michael Duggan (DUG-in) OR Coleman Young?
      • Michael Duggan 144    46%
      • Coleman Young 65    21%
      • Other  12      4%
      • Unsure/DNK  89         29%

     

    1. If the election for city clerk was today, who do you think you would vote for (ROTATE) Janice Winfrey, Heaster Wheeler, Adam Hollier (OL-e-A) OR Morris Hood?
      • Janice Winfrey 104   34%
      • Heaster Wheeler 22      7%
      • Adam Hollier 10      3%
      • Morris Hood 29      9%
      • Other  6        2%
      • Unsure/DNK 139         45%

     

    1. How important is it for you to have an African-American as mayor of Detroit?  Is it very important, important, not very important, or completely unimportant?
    • Very important 24      8%
    • Important 51   16%
    • Not very important 134    43%
    • Completely unimportant 101     33%

    TOTAL IMPORTANT                                                                            75                  24%

    TOTAL NOT IMPORTANT                                                                    235                76%

    Statistical Questions:

    1. What is your age?
    • 18-34 years old 12      4%
    • 35-49 years old 23      7%
    • 50-64 years old  101  33%
    • 65 years old and older 168  54%
    • Unsure/Refused  6        2%
    1. What is your race or ethnicity-do you consider yourself African-American, Hispanic/Latino, White, or some other race or ethnicity?
    1. White               21      7%
    2. African-American  251   81%
    3. Hispanic/Latino  1        1%
    4. Other race/ethnicity  29      9%
    5. Don’t Know/ Refused 8        3%

     

Gender of Respondent  

    1. Male 133     43%
    2. Female 177  57%

     

Landline or cell phone 

    • Landline 246    79%
    • Cellphone 64    21%

     

Zip Codes

    • Eastside 77          25%
    • Woodward Corridor 3    1%
    • Westside 229               74%
    • Southwest Detroit 1        1%

     

Methodology:

This was a survey of likely 2017 general election voters in Detroit, MI conducted by Denno Research.  310 respondents were surveyed from March 7-9, 2017, with a margin of error of plus/minus 6%.  75 respondents (25%) were from cell phone users, in an attempt to gather younger residents who do not have a land line.  Numbers are rounded and may not equal 100%.

Courtesy of MIRS Newsletter and Denno Research.

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