Christina Ayala

State Rep. Christine Ayala (Courtesy Statewide Prosecution Bureau, Division of Criminal Justice)

Ex-lawmaker Turns Down Plea Deal In Election Fraud Case

Former Bridgeport state Rep. Christina Ayala has turned down a plea deal with prosecutors and will go to trial on election fraud charges.


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Bridgeport Lawmaker Changes Plea In Hit-And-Run

Bridgeport lawmaker Christina Ayala has entered a no contest plea to motor vehicle charges stemming from an August hit-and-run accident in the city.


Christina Ayala. Photo from Connecticut General Assembly state website.

State Drops Domestic Violence Charge Against Ayala

A domestic violence charge has been dropped against a Bridgeport state representative who was arrested weeks before taking office in January.


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General Assembly Candidate Charged After Crash

A 29-year-old Bridgeport Democrat running for the state House of Representatives was charged with leaving the scene of a car accident a day after winning a primary.