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Twenty States With the Highest Risk for Corruption -- and Where Colorado Lands

The State Integrity Project, created by the Center for Public Integrity and several other organizations, set out to discover which states are most at risk for corruption -- and the news wasn't good. Researchers didn't hand out a single "A" grade, and more than half the states received a "D" or an "F," including Colorado, which finished in the bottom twenty. Where? Continue to count down the disappointing marks, featuring State Integrity Project graphics and more -- and to see the entire study, complete with methodology and more, click here.

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Number 1: Georgia Number 2: South Dakota Number 3: Wyoming ThrillList worst: Highest suicide rate Number 4: Virginia Continue to keep counting down the twenty states with the highest risk for corruption. Number 5: Maine Number 6: South Carolina Number 7: Michigan Number 8: North Dakota Continue to keep counting down the twenty states with the highest risk for corruption. Number 9: Nevada Number 10: Idaho Number 11: Maryland Number 12: New Mexico Continue to keep counting down the twenty states with the highest risk for corruption. Number 13: Oklahoma Number 14: New York Number 15: Utah Number 16: New Hampshire Continue to keep counting down the twenty states with the highest risk for corruption. Number 17: Ohio Number 18: Colorado Number 19: Alaska Number 20: Montana

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