Maryland Elections Board Member Resigns After Being Charged In Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

This article originally appeared in the Daily Voice on January 12, 2024 and was written by Zac Faila  

Below is policy and engagement manager Morgan Drayton’s comment on allegations against Ayala.

Morgan Drayton, policy and engagement manager at Common Cause Maryland called it “sickening to think that Ayala was making decisions about our elections after allegedly participating in the attempted insurrection.

“His disrespect for the voices of Maryland voters and his disregard for the peaceful transfer of power stands in direct contrast to the duties of the Board of Elections,” Drayton continued.

“It is concerning that he was allowed to be a part of the Board, but we are grateful that he will be held accountable for his crimes, even if it is three years later.”

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