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Sen. Rod Wright's voter fraud, perjury sentencing delayed again
Sen. Rod Wright's voter fraud, perjury sentencing delayed again

Sentencing of state Sen. Roderick D. Wright has been delayed again, this time until Sept. 3, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Monday. Attorneys for Wright, who was to have been sentenced July 21 on eight felony counts of voter fraud and perjury, want to have the jury verdicts overturned and to get a new trial for the Democrat, who represents an Inglewood-based district. In January, a jury found Wright guilty on all charges stemming from allegations he had lied about his legal residence to run for his state Senate seat. He first won the office in 2008 and was indicted by a county grand jury in 2010.  Wright was reelected by a large margin in 2012. Wright has said...

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