Poll finds Ill. gov. among naughtiest politicians

December 24, 2008 3:14:59 PM PST
A new nationwide opinion poll finds Gov. Rod Blagojevich among this year's naughtiest politicians.The poll, conducted by CNN, found Blagojevich is most deserving of coal in his stocking in a group of this year's political bad apples.

More than 1,000 people surveyed between December 19 and 21 were given 3 choices.Fifty-six percent chose Blagojevich. He is accused of trying to sell the senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama.

Eliot Spitzer, who resigned in a prostitution scandal, got 23 percent. Former presidential candidate John Edwards got 19 percent. Edwards admitted to cheating on his cancer-stricken wife.

The poll has a margin of error of 3 percent.