Democratic state Sen. Roderick D. Wright, convicted earlier this year on felony perjury and voting fraud charges, was sentenced Friday to 90 days in county jail and banned for life from holding public office.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Kathleen Kennedy also sentenced the senator to three years’ probation and 1,500 hours of community service. He must also pay $2,000 in restitution.
He is scheduled to begin serving his sentence Oct. 31.
Wright, 62, who represents an Inglewood-area district, was convicted in January on eight felony counts in a case that centered on whether he had lied to qualify for office.
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