General criticism of the structure and form of local county government has been increasing. But studies show that most citizens haven't much information about or much interest in their own county government. So there may be some merit in pausing to take a closer look at this unit
Boles, Donald E.
"Look at County Government,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 14
, Article 2.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol14/iss2/2