Articles Tagged With ‘Leland Yee’

Leland Yee sentenced to five years in prison

Former Democratic State Sen. Leland Yee received a five-year prison sentence for vote selling. Yee was arrested in 2014 after an FBI sting caught him promising votes and guns to an undercover agent who was funneling him contributions. [LA Times]... (Continue reading)

Leland Yee charged with selling votes

A federal grand jury handed down another racketeering indictment against state Sen. Leland Yee on Friday, this one says he was part of an organized crime operation in which he sold legislative votes and influence for piles of money. [Mercury... (Continue reading)

One in 10 California voters pick Leland Yee for secretary of state

Approximately 10 percent of Californians who voted in the secretary of state primary election selected alleged crime boss Leland Yee as their choice to become the state’s next chief elections officer. Yee, a suspended state senator, is currently out on... (Continue reading)