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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Gil Hernandez'
October 17th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
September 28th, 2013 · 11 Comments · City Politics, News and Events
From Dan Tepfer and Brian Lockhart, CT Post: When you’re an elected official and your reality-television style personal drama goes public, with explicit text messages, a bar fight and torched cars, even the staunchest supporters get cold feet.
July 11th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics
If City Councilwoman Lydia Martinez is to win reelection to represent the East Side, it looks like she must wage a September primary. Lydia and her council partner Manny Ayala were not endorsed for another two-year term Wednesday afternoon by Democratic town committee members representing the 137th District. Instead they endorsed former council member Maria […]
June 7th, 2013 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education
Next month Democratic Town Committee members from 10 City Council districts will endorse candidates for the city’s legislative body. Bridgeport has 10 council districts with two representatives in each. All 20 members are Democrats. It’s been quiet out there so far about potential September challenges. You hearing anything? One district we can count for sure […]
December 5th, 2012 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Cops, News and Events
Christina Ayala is no dummy. The 29-year-old single mom of a six-year-old daughter has a master’s of education from the University of Bridgeport. She speaks English, Spanish and French. By profession she is a site manager for the city’s anti-poverty organization Action for Bridgeport Community Development where she manages the day-to-day functions for two early-learning […]
Ayala Defeats Newton In Close State Senate Primary–Finch Applauds Win–Christina Ayala Wins State House Primary
August 14th, 2012 · 37 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Unofficial results of State Senate primary including Stratford and absentee ballots: Ayala 2129, Newton 1739, Gomes 1138. State Rep. Andres Ayala, riding a mighty absentee ballot operation, a legislative base and the political organization of Mayor Bill Finch has won the Democratic primary for State Senate in Connecticut’s 23rd District, defeating incumbent Ed Gomes and […]
March 13th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Ah, it was another love fest for Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa who was reelected by acclamation for another two-year term by the 90-member Democratic Town Committee Monday night at Mario’s Madison Avenue restaurant, the epicenter of city politics. Will someone please step up and start a good fight?
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