In the last few months we’ve seen former Gov. Mark Sanford redeem his political career after an extramarital affair; Anthony Weiner run for NYC mayor after he resigned in disgrace from Congress in 2011 over sexting scandals (that he continued to engage in); and ex-New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer run for New York City comptroller after resigning in 2008 over a prostitution scandal. Based on recent events, one has to wonder if morality has any impact on a politician’s decision to run for office, or if it affects a voter’s choice at the polls. Regarding the latter, a Rasmussen poll finds that most voters are in fact less likely to vote for a candidate caught in a sex scandal: