You might’ve heard about the recent scandal involving Virginia’s just-retired governor, Bob McDonell, who was indicted on Tuesday for allegedly engaging in corruption and lying to investigators about favors he accepted while in office.
That case has some people talking about which state is the most corrupt, and a batch of new rankings from the DC-based Center for Public Integrity on the subject might surprise you.
For one thing, they’ve got Connecticut as the second-least corrupt state in the country for 2014.
That could raise some eyebrows here, as authorities are finishing up the investigation into former state House Speaker Chris Donovan’s congressional campaign.
Here’s that’s interactive report card from the Center:
Among the most corrupt states, according to the CPI’s report? Wyoming, South Dakota, Michigan, Georgia, South Carolina, Maine and, naturally, Virginia.
Click here to see the full report online.