03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Which Local Pol Embarrassed Himself Most in 2009? (SLIDESHOW)

This year saw its fair share of shamed local politicians, what with the preponderance of Nazi comparisons at health reform rallies and first cases of Twitter-stalking. As 2010 approaches, the question really is - which politicians permanently ruined their reputations and who will bounce back? Click through the slideshow and decide for yourselves. You can also submit the most outrageous scandals from your neighborhood by clicking participate below.

Most Embarrassing Local Political Scandals Of 2009