LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge in Los Angeles has thrown out two of eight criminal charges against state Sen. Roderick Wright.
The Inglewood-area Democrat is accused of living outside the district he was elected to represent and illegally voting in elections.READ MORE: Mountain Biker Rescued After Falling Into A Canyon At Mt. Wilson Today
On Thursday, a judge dismissed two counts of fraudulent voting. Wright faces six other counts of fraudulent voting, perjury and filing a false declaration of candidacy.
His attorneys say they’ll appeal to have the entire case thrown out.READ MORE: Lakers Welcome Back Fans At Staples Center, Hosting Boston Celtics Thursday
Wright was indicted by a grand jury last year and has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Wright was elected to the 25th District of the Senate in 2008 after three terms in the Assembly. Prosecutors say he claimed to live in an Inglewood apartment complex he owns but actually resides in Baldwin Hills.MORE NEWS: Huntington City School District Employee Arrested For Lewd Acts With Minor
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