Introduction and Background
In recent years, attention has been paid to governance, especially in rural studies. The good governance is about the ability of the government to serve the Citizens, referring to laws, processes and behaviors that express interests, manage resources and exercise power in the Community.
The purpose of this study was assessing the performance of Dehyari representatives in the framework of good rural governance in rural areas of Zanjan city.
The type of applied research, descriptive- analytical method, and documentary and field methods have been used for data collection. The Population of the research is rural population of Zanjan City, which according to the Cochran formula, 382 people are Considered. For data analysis, statistical methods such as t-test, one-way variance, Scheffes test and Promethean ranking model have been used.
The results of the research showed that the dignitaries had better performance among the eight governance indexes in the legitimacy and legality index (3/42) and had a poor performance in the transparency index (2/75). The results of the Scheffe test showed that the villages in the central part have the highest mean (2/98), which can be linked to the city center with the proximity of the villages. The results of the Promethee model also indicate that the village of Ghareboteh has the highest rank among the 25 villages in terms of possession