Superior Court Judge Kelvin Filer, right, swears in state Sen. Isadore Hall, left, while Hall's mother Dorothy Vann, center, looks on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, in Compton, Calif. The former assemblyman won a special election to replace state Sen. Rod Wright, who resigned in September after being sentenced for lying about where he lived when he ran for office in 2008. (AP Photo/Office of Sen. Isadore Hall)
Superior Court Judge Kelvin Filer, right, swears in state Sen. Isadore Hall, left, while Hall's mother Dorothy Vann, center, looks on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, in Compton, Calif. The former assemblyman won a special election to replace state Sen. Rod Wright, who resigned in September after being sentenced for lying about where he lived when he ran for office in 2008. (AP Photo/Office of Sen. Isadore Hall) Office of state Sen. Isadore Hall
Superior Court Judge Kelvin Filer, right, swears in state Sen. Isadore Hall, left, while Hall's mother Dorothy Vann, center, looks on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, in Compton, Calif. The former assemblyman won a special election to replace state Sen. Rod Wright, who resigned in September after being sentenced for lying about where he lived when he ran for office in 2008. (AP Photo/Office of Sen. Isadore Hall) Office of state Sen. Isadore Hall