Who are the most corrupt in the DR
As part of a Gallup-Hoy poll conducted 1-5 July 2015, 1,200 persons eligible to vote in the 2016 Dominican elections were asked which sectors in Dominican society are corrupt. The poll’s results reveal that 79.1% of those surveyed consider that National Police is the most corrupt institution in the nation. Politicians did not fare much better. Nearly 75% of respondents feel that PRD politicians and high-ranking officials in the Medina administration are corrupt. Close to 70% of respondents believe lawyers are corrupt, followed by PLD politicians (68%), military personnel (63%) and middle-ranking government employees (59%). Union representatives are believed to be corrupt by 56% of respondents, followed by PRSC politicians (55%), bankers (49%) and left-leaning politicians (49%).
Forty eight percent of respondents feel that engineering contractors are corrupt, while 42% of those surveyed think businessmen are corrupt, followed by merchants (40%), artists (21%) and journalists (20%). Fifteen percent of respondents believe that physicians are corrupt, while only 9% of those surveyed think teachers are corrupt. Nineteen percent of the people surveyed believe that catholic priests are corrupt, while 15% of those polled feel that Christian ministers are corrupt.
July 15, 2015
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