Ex-Councilman Richard Alarcon Convicted Of Voter Fraud, Perjury Avoids Jail TimeThe Los Angeles Daily News says Richard Alarcon showed up at county jail in downtown Los Angeles on Friday to begin serving a 120-day sentence but instead, he was fitted with an electronic monitor and sent home.
Former State Senator Released After 70-Minute Jail Stint Because Of OvercrowdingFormer state Senator Rod Wright surrendered Friday night to begin serving a L.A. County jail term and only spent 70 minutes inside.
Special Election Set For 35th Senate District SeatA Feb. 10 special election has been set to fill the state Senate seat left vacant by the resignation of Sen. Roderick Wright, who was convicted of voter fraud for living outside his district.
Sentencing Brings Call For California Sen. Rod Wright To ResignCalifornia 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.
LA Councilman Convicted Of Voter Fraud Will Continue To Collect $116K Annual PensionLos Angeles doesn't prohibit city employees convicted of felonies from receiving pensions, a worker in the city's civilian retirement division told Los Angeles Daily News.
Ex-Councilman Alarcon, Wife Found Guilty On Perjury, Voter Fraud ChargesA former Los Angeles City Councilman and his wife Wednesday were convicted on charges of perjury and voter fraud, but cleared on several other counts.
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.
3 GOP Senators Want To Give State Sen. Roderick Wright The BootThree Republican senators want to expel State Sen. Roderick Wright from the Legislature.
Calif. Senator Convicted Of Voter Fraud, PerjuryCalifornia 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.
State Sen. Roderick Wright Convicted On 8 Counts Of Fraud, PerjuryState Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted Tuesday of eight charges of fraud and perjury for living outside the district he was elected to represent.
Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In VirginiaKen Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women's health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Opinion: On Election Eve Major Concerns About DisenfranchisementFrom Florida and Ohio early vote disasters with long lines to power outages in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York there are doubts that some people will have the opportunity to participate in this election.