Despite a record of having a governor going to jail on average of once every 10 years, Illinois could only muster 7th place. Pathetic.
There are so many people to thank. I'd like to thank JEB Bush and his cronies...And let's give it up for whole city of Miami! You know you put us over the top! I'd also like to acknowledge Tom Feeney and all the other corrupt sleazeballs who were never convicted but were with us in spirit...
Of course, some would argue that going by number of convictions is unfair. After all, we are a big state. All of the big states were in the top five.
DOJ got you covered. They also tallied the number per capita. In that case, Florida falls out of the top ten, but still comes in at a respectable fourteenth.
DC comes in number ONE--which is also slightly unfair. That tiny district has the highest concentration of public officials. North Dakota is the top state in this arrangement, which is surprising. The next one, Alaska--not so much: