In this September 2014 file photo, then-state Sen. Rod Wright appears in a Los Angeles courtroom during a hearing. Wright was sentenced to 90 days in jail on charges that he lied about his residence when he ran for the state Senate in 2008. New legislation would prevent similar prosecutions in the future.
In this September 2014 file photo, then-state Sen. Rod Wright appears in a Los Angeles courtroom during a hearing. Wright was sentenced to 90 days in jail on charges that he lied about his residence when he ran for the state Senate in 2008. New legislation would prevent similar prosecutions in the future. Nick Ut AP
In this September 2014 file photo, then-state Sen. Rod Wright appears in a Los Angeles courtroom during a hearing. Wright was sentenced to 90 days in jail on charges that he lied about his residence when he ran for the state Senate in 2008. New legislation would prevent similar prosecutions in the future. Nick Ut AP
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California bill would make it easier for candidates to live outside district

January 27, 2017 10:42 AM