Commission cites possible Ayala felonies

Commission cites possible Ayala felonies

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bpthoodnews

Matawan, NJ

#1 Oct 16, 2013
HARTFORD -- The State Elections Enforcement Commission on Wednesday referred Bridgeport state Rep. Christina Ayala for criminal prosecution in connection with a phony address she used to apply for public financing during her 2012 campaign for the General Assembly.

The commission recommended five potential criminal charges, including felonies of fabricating evidence and fraud.

Speaker of the House J. Brendan Sharkey immediately removed the first-term lawmaker from her membership on three legislative committees.

The panel also recommended that her mother, former Registrar of Voters Santa Ayala, be criminally investigated for fraud and conspiracy for allowing Christina Ayala to use a false address on Noble Avenue as her place of residence between 2009 and 2013.

Mark A. Dupuis, communications and legislative specialist for Chief State's Attorney Kevin T. Kane, said Wednesday that the office will look into the SEEC's recommendations and "take whatever action is appropriate."

Hearst Connecticut Newspapers first reported the false address last year, after the discrepancy was noticed in a police report on an incident in which Christina Ayala was involved.

Ayala, a Democrat, allegedly listed an address where she did not live when applying for the Citizens Election Program, which provides campaign money for candidates who reach threshold limits of no more than $100 per contribution.

An elections commission investigation found that Ayala voted in nine different elections using that address, when she actually resided elsewhere.

"There is evidence that she ran for elected office twice from this false address during the period, including for the office she currently holds," said the report of a commission attorney. "There is evidence that she also applied for funds from the Citizens' Election Program using this false address. Additionally, the investigation revealed evidence that Representative Ayala fabricated evidence in response to this investigation, with the intent of misleading Commission staff."

Sharkey immediately took Ayala off the Appropriations, Housing and Children's committees.

"For an elected official, maintaining the public trust is paramount. The fact that this case has moved to a different level calls into question whether that trust has been breached," Sharkey said. "Until this matter is resolved, I have relieved Representative Ayala of her membership from her assigned legislative committees."

The investigation also revealed evidence that Santa Ayala, Representative Ayala's mother, knew of and may have cooperated in the fraud.

"I don't have any comment. Obviously the city attorneys are involved," Santa Ayala said in a brief interview on Wednesday.

Since the issue involves her actions while Democratic registrar of voters, the city attorney's office will be involved in any subsequent legal actions.

Santa Ayala's actions came under fire during the 2010 gubernatorial election, when she and other election officials failed to order enough ballots, delaying for days the outcome of the election.

“Connecticut Tippy”

Since: Feb 10

Bridgeport, Connecticut

#2 Oct 16, 2013
The Drunk belongs in jail, so she won't kill people with her car.
Jake

Bridgeport, CT

#3 Oct 16, 2013
"The investigation also revealed evidence that Santa Ayala, Representative Ayala's mother (and Bridgeports Democratic Registrare of voters), knew of and may have cooperated in the fraud."--- Here is where the real problem lies. It makes you wonder how many other elections laws this "political Leader" has broken or condoned
lifeisshort

United States

#4 Oct 16, 2013
When in doubt throw her out. She can't be trusted, she loves her alcohol, she gets in bar fights, potty mouth, shady past, certainly not the brightest bulb in the box.......yeah.......the ideal person that you would want in politics.
BPT

Torrington, CT

#5 Oct 17, 2013
no.
the real problem lies with the foolish democrat voters who will ALWAYS pull the democrat lever regardless of the persons, character or qualifications or even intelligence.

just keep voting for those dems you godless lemmings.

as an independent voter, to choose one party or another, regardless of facts, is an insult to a persons' privilege to vote.
lifeisshort

United States

#6 Oct 17, 2013
BPT wrote:
no.
the real problem lies with the foolish democrat voters who will ALWAYS pull the democrat lever regardless of the persons, character or qualifications or even intelligence.
just keep voting for those dems you godless lemmings.
as an independent voter, to choose one party or another, regardless of facts, is an insult to a persons' privilege to vote.
How true. Studies show that women especially will judge a candidate on his looks, family life, how he smiles, height, and general overall beliefs.
I'm not sure how Adolph Obama fits in there!! Ol' big ears, blue lips and socialistic beliefs certainly starts off on the wrong foot!

“'never'”

Since: Mar 11

Location hidden

#7 Oct 17, 2013
lifeisshort wrote:
<quoted text>How true. Studies show that women especially will judge a candidate on his looks, family life, how he smiles, height, and general overall beliefs.
I'm not sure how Adolph Obama fits in there!! Ol' big ears, blue lips and socialistic beliefs certainly starts off on the wrong foot!
Women in general are going to love the socialist side of the Messiah. They love the fact that as low wage earners and mothers, they will be able get access to resources far in excess of anything they will ever earn. In otherwords, they can make families and then someone else will pay for it.

It has been estimated that the 'octomom' freak has inflicted 10 to 15 million dollars on the taxpayer, by the time her kids go thru school. You read that right.
Keith

Stratford, CT

#8 Oct 17, 2013
Maybe when she gets out of jail, she can run for the mayor of Bridgeport, and she will win.

“'never'”

Since: Mar 11

Location hidden

#9 Oct 17, 2013
Keith wrote:
Maybe when she gets out of jail, she can run for the mayor of Bridgeport, and she will win.
Hey Keith, there is a forum member on here who you really should meet. You would like him- his posts are amazingly similar to yours.... the resemblance is breathtakingly close.
Keith

Stratford, CT

#10 Oct 17, 2013
#9 does not make sense
BPT

Torrington, CT

#11 Oct 18, 2013
Citizen44 wrote:
<quoted text>
Hey Keith, there is a forum member on here who you really should meet. You would like him- his posts are amazingly similar to yours.... the resemblance is breathtakingly close.
maybe keith should meet belly dancer..........from the other threads
BPT

Torrington, CT

#12 Oct 18, 2013
lifeisshort wrote:
<quoted text>How true. Studies show that women especially will judge a candidate on his looks, family life, how he smiles, height, and general overall beliefs.
I'm not sure how Adolph Obama fits in there!! Ol' big ears, blue lips and socialistic beliefs certainly starts off on the wrong foot!
simple. he's a democrat. the dems could nominate manson/ hitler ticket, they would vote for it.

I've have seen this within my own family..........

“Connecticut Tippy”

Since: Feb 10

Bridgeport, Connecticut

#13 Jun 24, 2014
The Drunk is running again. Shame on her and her mommy and daddy.

Since: Jun 14

Stratford, CT

#14 Jun 24, 2014
I agree with my cat Tippy.

“'never'”

Since: Mar 11

Location hidden

#15 Jun 24, 2014
Sir Samuel wrote:
I agree with my cat Tippy.
Honorable Sir Samuel,

You will have your comments number up in the thousands in no time!
This time keep better track of your password.

I hope you and Tippy are enjoying the nightly fireworks.

Since: Jun 14

Stratford, CT

#16 Jun 24, 2014
Citizen
Right now, I am busy keeping track of my many girlfriend.

“'never'”

Since: Mar 11

Location hidden

#17 Jun 24, 2014
Sir Samuel wrote:
Citizen
Right now, I am busy keeping track of my many girlfriend.
I suppose that is a big number, like 10 digits. Makes your rosy palms all sweaty, just thinking about it, right? Ok ok this is getting a little strange…. signing off

Since: Jun 14

Stratford, CT

#18 Jun 25, 2014
Citizen
You are always strange, get the help that you badly need.

“'never'”

Since: Mar 11

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#19 Jun 27, 2014
Sir Samuel wrote:
Citizen
You are always strange, get the help that you badly need.
I would need help counting, if I had that many girlfriends.

I just ate 2 cold slices of pizza. I'm still hungry. Now what?

Since: Jun 14

Stratford, CT

#20 Jun 28, 2014
Bring over a hot pizza for Tippy and me to eat. You can watch.

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