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.
Inglewood Lawmaker Gets 90 Days In Jail For Lying About Legal Residence State Sen. Rod Wright was sentenced Fiday to 90 days in jail for lying about his legal residence.
Calif. State Senate Votes To Suspend 3 Embattled LawmakersTwo Southern California state lawmakers were among a trio of Democratic senators who were suspended Friday over criminal charges.
Lawmaker Scandals Prompt Ethics Bills From Senate DemocratsStung by criminal charges against two colleagues, the leader of the state Senate and other Democratic lawmakers are seeking tighter rules on lawmakers and lobbyists.
State Senator Accused Of Taking Kickbacks Takes Indefinite Leave Of AbsenceA California state lawmaker facing federal corruption charges alleging he took kickbacks while in office said Sunday evening he has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the Legislature while he awaits trial.
Democrats Derail GOP Attempt To Expel Convicted SenatorDemocrats in the Senate have sidetracked an attempt by Republican lawmakers to expel a senator convicted of perjury and voter fraud.
3 GOP Senators Want To Give State Sen. Roderick Wright The BootThree Republican senators want to expel State Sen. Roderick Wright from the Legislature.
Convicted State Senator Take Indefinite LeaveA state senator convicted of perjury and voter fraud took an indefinite leave of absence Tuesday as he awaits sentencing in May.
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.
Judge Throws Out 2 Charges Against Inglewood-Area State SenatorA judge in Los Angeles has thrown out two of eight criminal charges against state Sen. Roderick Wright.
Inglewood Senator Indicted On Perjury, Fraud ChargesState Sen. Roderick Wright on Thursday was indicted on eight felony counts in connection with a probe into whether he lived outside his Southern California district since he was elected two years ago.