Figures show: 70 percent of the Kurdish people have no confidence in the federal government
People believe that the performance of the KRG was poor regarding resolving housing, corruption and fuel crises
At least 2, 461 people have participated in an opinion poll which launched by Kurdistan Institution for Political Affairs. The poll contained different questions to evaluate the performance of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Iraqi institutions.
The participants took part across the Kurdistan Region’s cities. They were from different social class models.
The result of the poll shows that around 70 percent of the Kurdish people have no confidence in the Iraqi federal government.
At least 77 percent of the voters said that they have confidence in Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani.
Meanwhile, around 74 percent of the participants voted that they have confidence in Iraq’s President Jalal Talabani.
The figures show that 80 percent of the people voted for the question that they trust the KRG.
Results of the poll demonstrate that around 70 percent of the voters trust the Kurdish political parties and Kurdistan Parliament. However, 88 percent of the people voted for the excellent performance of the police and security forces.
In a critical question regarding the performance of the KRG’s court, around 27 percent of the people said they have no confidence in the KRG’s courts.
In the meantime, 70 percent of the people took part in the poll said that they don’t trust the Iraqi federal government.
Figures show that around 94 percent of the participants voted for the questions that they proud of their Kurdistani identity but only about 50 percent of them said they are ready to fight to defend Kurdistan if a foreign country attack it.
More than 80 percent of the voters believed that the ruling system in Kurdistan is a democratic one, and most of them were optimists that over the next four years the democratic process in the region will further develop.
The result of the poll shows that 58 percent of the people voted they do not have conviction in the Iraqi parliament but only about 65 percent said they do not trust the Iraqi army.
Most of the participants supposed that the KRG was relatively succeeded in improving the education, healthcare, drinking water, social justice, electricity and resolving fuel crisis cases.
In addition, most of the voters believed that the performance of the KRG was very poor in resolving the issues of unemployment, corruption and housing.
Around 56 percent of the participants also said that the disputes between the KRG and federal government have had negative impact on their financial conditions.