The proposed change, if it had been in effect in 2008, could have spared the political career of former state Sen. Rod Wright, who resigned in September 2014 after a Los Angeles County judge upheld his conviction for lying about where he lived. The author of Senate Bill 163, state Sen. Steven Bradford, D-Gardena, represents Wright’s former district.

Source: New California bill would ease candidate residency rules | The Sacramento Bee

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