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State Senator Roderick Wright was convicted of perjury in January after lying about his residence. (credit: senate.ca.gov)

California Assemblyman Favored To Replace Disgraced Senator

A termed-out state assemblyman was favored Tuesday to succeed state Sen. Rod Wright, who resigned in September after being sentenced for lying about where he lived when he ran for office.

12/09/2014

State Senator Roderick Wright (Photo courtesy: Senate.CA.gov)

Former State Senator Released After 70-Minute Jail Stint Because Of Overcrowding

Former state Senator Rod Wright surrendered Friday night to begin serving a L.A. County jail term and only spent 70 minutes inside.

11/01/2014

State Senator Roderick Wright was convicted of perjury in January after lying about his residence. (credit: senate.ca.gov)

State Sen. Wright Resigns After Voter Fraud Case

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg accepted Wright’s one-sentence letter, which stated his resignation is effective Sept. 22. Jennifer Hanson, a spokeswoman for Wright, confirmed the senator submitted his resignation letter.

09/15/2014

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Sentencing Brings Call For California Sen. Rod Wright To Resign

California state Sen. Rod Wright was sentenced Friday to three months in prison for lying about where he lived when he ran for office and leaders of the Senate said he should resign immediately.

09/12/2014

State Senator Ron Calderon (left), State Senator Roderick Wright (right) and State Senator Leland Yee (not pictured) were suspended by the state Senate. (credit: senate.ca.gov)

California Senate Erases Websites Of 3 Suspended Lawmakers

The California Senate has erased the names and online archives of three suspended lawmakers entangled in criminal cases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/07/2014

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Senate Democrats Cancel San Diego Golf Fundraiser In Wake Of Criminal Proceedings

The state Senate leader has canceled a high-profile golfing fundraiser in the wake of criminal proceedings against three state senators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2014

State Senator Roderick Wright was convicted of perjury in January of lying about his residence.(credit: CBS)

GOP Move To Expel State Sen. Rod Wright Fails To Gain Traction

A state Senate committee will not consider a Republican resolution seeking to expel a Democrat awaiting sentencing on perjury and voter fraud charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2014

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