The State Elections Enforcement Commission this week voted to investigate complaints brought by outgoing City Councilmen Angel DePara and Carlos Silva accusing the September 10 Democratic primary winners in the 136th District Richard DeJesus and Alfredo Castillo of a variety of campaign violations including improper collection of petitioning signatures to qualify for the ballot and […]
Entries Tagged as 'Christina Ayala'
November 23rd, 2013 · 13 Comments · City Council, City Politics, News and Events
November 16th, 2013 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
We’ve officially segued into the gubernatorial election cycle that includes potentially hot state and federal legislative races. Bridgeport’s state legislative delegation has six State House members and two state senators, all Democrats. Plus, Democratic Registrar Sandi Ayala is up for reelection next year. Will she be endorsed by the party? Will she have a primary […]
Vroom! Rev. Moales Revs Up Engine, Was He Late For School Board Meeting And Court Appearance? Soap Opera Continues
October 22nd, 2013 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Education
You’ve got to hand it to Rev. Ken Moales, president of the Board of Education, for finding ways to stay in the news. Does he follow trouble, or does trouble follow him? Foreclosure action against his East End church, raucous school board meetings, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, revving up his wheels to more than […]
October 20th, 2013 · 9 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Two weeks before crucial school board and City Council elections, the Secretary of the State is urging Bridgeport’s embattled Democratic Registrar of Voters to think about quitting.
October 17th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Now that the State Elections Enforcement Commission has forwarded its findings alleging a conspiracy to commit voter fraud, investigators for Chief State’s Attorney Kevin Kane will review the information against Christina Ayala and her mother Democratic Registrar Sandi Ayala for possible criminal prosecution. Historically the elections commission reviews complaints of a civil nature and resolves them through […]
Bridgeport GOP Chair Slater, Democratic State Party Chair DiNardo Urge Christina Ayala To Resign Office
October 17th, 2013 · 7 Comments · News and Events
Statement from Bridgeport Republican Town Chairman John Slater: “It remains to be seen whether the State Elections Enforcement Commission’s referrals will result in criminal prosecutions and convictions. Like all Americans Rep. Ayala is innocent until proven guilty. But, this issue goes beyond criminality.
October 16th, 2013 · 24 Comments · News and Events
Claiming State Rep. Christina Ayala and her mother Democratic Registrar of Voters Sandi Ayala engaged in a conspiracy to commit voter fraud, the State Elections Enforcement Commission on Wednesday voted to refer its investigative findings to the chief state’s attorney for possible criminal prosecution. Some of the commission charges alleged are felonies.