March 26, 2012 •
How Many Public Corruption Convictions in Your State?
In the wake of the State Integrity Investigation corruption risk report, Governing posted this article revealing how many public corruption convictions have occurred in each state from 2001 to 2010, as well as calculating a per capita conviction index.
According to the article: “In terms of raw totals, the more populous states racked up the most prosecutions over the decade, led by Texas (697), California (679), Florida (674) and New York (589).”
The per capita ranking was a bit different, with Louisiana leading the list.
Be sure to read “Which States Have the Highest Public Corruption Convictions?” by Mike Maciag in Governing.
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