Residents of Compton Tuesday cast votes for mayor on a ballot of 11 candidates running against current Mayor Eric Perrodin, the city’s three-term incumbent.
Only On KCAL9: Compton’s Former ‘Gangster Mayor’ Talks About His Political Comeback, Corruption Scandal
Nine years after a corruption scandal cost Omar Bradley his post as Compton’s mayor, the controversial figure is pushing for a retrial and determined to get his job back.
Nine years ago, Omar Bradley was convicted of corruption and sentenced to three years in prison. The California Supreme Court overturned that decision six months ago and Bradley now wants his old job back.