University of Michigan Public Policy Survey: Michigan local government leaders remain confident about their election security and administration, though concerns about disinformation increase
Findings from a University of Michigan Public Policy Survey indicate that local government leaders remain confident about their election security and administration, and are more confident in their jurisdiction’s election security and ability to administer an accurate election than they were when asked a similar question in 2020.
Key findings include:
- Regarding election security, 85% are “very” confident that their jurisdiction’s final vote results, voting machines, and voter rolls will not be compromised, up significantly from the 63% who were very confident in all three aspects of election security in 2020. Meanwhile, 11% are “somewhat” confident, and just 2% are outright “not very” confident or “not at all” confident.
- Local officials are also more confident today that they would know if their election was compromised. This year, 78% are very confident they would know whether their voting machines, voter rolls, or vote tallies were compromised, up sharply from 58% in 2020.
- Overall, 92% are very confident in their jurisdiction’s ability to administer an accurate election in November, up from 87% in 2020.
You can read more, including the full survey, HERE.