Former State Rep. Christine Ayala Goes To Court

Former State Rep. Christina Ayala will go on trial in September on election fraud charges after rejecting a plea deal Thursday.
Superior Court Judge Earl Richards continued the case for trial on Sept. 10 after Ayala, standing with her lawyer, Guy Soares, told the judge she wanted a trial.

“Then this case will be set down for trial,” the judge added.

“Have a good day,” Ayala quipped smiling as she and Soares later left the Golden Hill Street courthouse.
Wednesday rejected a plea deal on election fraud charges.
Assistant State’s Attorney Christopher Alexy declined comment.

Ayala, 31, who lost a primary for re-election to her house seat last year, is charged with eight counts of fraudulent voting, 10 counts of primary or enrollment violations and one counts of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.

Ayala was arrested following an investigation by….


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