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Jury selection begins for lawmakers accused of bribery

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OKLAHOMA CITY – A former state law maker is headed to trial soon to face bribery charges.

Jury selection starting Monday in the case of former state Rep. Randy Terrill.

Prosecutors said Terrill offered to give Democratic Sen. Debbie Leftwich a state job is she didn’t seek reelection.

Officials said a Republican colleague of Terrill’s was running for that position.

Terrill was still a member of the legislature when the district attorney filed bribery charges against the pair in December of 2010.

Terrill and Leftwich have both pleaded not guilty.

Each of them could face up to two years in prison and a $1,000 fine if convicted.