It is the second felony conviction for Rowland, who resigned as governor a decade ago in a scandal over illegal gifts he received while in office.
The defense rested Wednesday after its only witness finished his testimony.
Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland was indicted Thursday on charges he tried to hide his role in two congressional campaigns.
Former Republican congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley and her husband pleaded guilty in a scheme to create a phony contract to hide the role Rowland played in the campaign.
Hartford police say city officers and agents with the FBI and Drug Enforcement Administration were involved in Thursday morning’s raids on Zion Street and other locations.
It could be a political game changer. A scathing report about corruption that stretches from Albany to Aqueduct has raised serious questions about New York lawmakers. Will it impact campaign 2010?
The poll questioned more than 400 voters in each district. The margin of error was between 4.8 points and 4.9 points, plus or minus. Democrats have a 32-30 majority.