State of Iraq
After the writing of a new constitution and a transfer of power from the U.S. Coalition Provisional Authority the state of Iraq is a parliamentary democracy. President Jalal Talabani is head of state and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is head of government.
Percent of vote by "lists" or electoral slates of parties:
|List/slate||Percent of votes||Number of seats|
|Unified Iraqi Alliance||41%||130 |
|Iraqi National List||8%||25|
|Iraqi Front for National Dialogue||4%||11|
- including the Sadrist bloc with 30 and Fadilah with 15