IRI Poll: Iraqis Want Provincial Councils to Have More Authority
- Eighty-seven percent of respondents want their provincial councils to have more authority than the federal government;
- Lack of water, electricity and security are the country’s greatest problems; and
Eighty percent of respondents believe the federal government and provincial governments do not work well together.
IRI has conducted surveys in Iraq since 2003. This poll is part of IRI’s programming in Iraq designed to share information with relevant stakeholders to improve accountability and transparency in the political process.