Sen. Roderick Wright

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Leader Says Lost Supermajority Won’t Hinder Senate

Major issues facing the Legislature, including a water bond and reshaping the state’s rainy day fund, can be addressed this year despite the loss of Democrats’ supermajority.

03/03/2014

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

Calif. Senator Convicted Of Voter Fraud, Perjury

California state Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted Tuesday of perjury and voter fraud for falsely claiming he lived in an apartment in the district he represents when he actually lives elsewhere.

01/28/2014

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First Black Mayor Of Inglewood, Former Senator Dies At 78

The first black mayor of Inglewood and former state Senator Edward Vincent died Friday. He was 78.

09/01/2012

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Appellate Court Reinstates Fraud Charges Against Inglewood Lawmaker

A grand jury indictment handed up last Sept. 13 charged Wright with two counts of perjury by declaration, one count of filing a false declaration of candidacy and five counts of fraudulent voting.

07/12/2011

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