Who are the 12 jurors who will decide on Trump’s guilt in the Stormy Daniels trial

Donald Trump will be judged in his historic criminal trial in New York by 12 jurors selected last week after a meticulous search for people who could be fair and impartial towards the former Republican President of the United States in Manhattan, the Democratic stronghold where he made his name as a real estate mogul decades ago.

They are seven men and five women (plus six alternates) and live in New York City. The defense of the former president does not need to convince them all: one is enough to prevent the conviction for which unanimity is necessary.

Who are the 12 jurors in Trump’s Stormy Daniels trial

Here’s a look at the jury members. To protect their safety, the judge overseeing the case has limited what the media can report about them, including their employers and any identifying information that is not explicitly stated in the record.

Juror No 1

Juror No 1 is a man who currently works in sales, having previously been employed as a waiter. He has some college education and stays informed by reading a mix of news sources including the New York Times, Daily Mail, Fox News, and MSNBC.

Juror No 2

Juror No 2 is an investment banker with an MBA in finance. He describes himself as a well-read individual who consumes a broad spectrum of news. He follows Trump’s posts on Truth Social via Twitter and has encountered quotes from Trump’s book, “The Art of the Deal.”

Juror No 3

Juror No 3 appears to be in his late 20s or early 30s and works as a corporate lawyer. He relies on reputable sources like the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Google for news updates.

Juror No 4

Juror No 4 is a security engineer with some college education. He does not actively use social media and has served on a criminal jury previously, although he cannot recall the verdict. He expressed no concerns about rendering a guilty verdict.

Juror No 5

Juror No 5 is a young woman who avoids political engagement but has friends with strong opinions about Trump. She does not follow the news closely but admires Trump’s straightforward communication style.

Juror No 6

Juror No 6 works in the tech industry and receives news from mainstream sources like the New York Times and Google, as well as social media platforms such as Facebook and TikTok. She claims to have neutral feelings toward Trump and vows to remain fair and impartial.

Juror No 7

Juror No 7 is a middle-aged man employed as a civil litigator. He gathers news from various reputable outlets including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Washington Post, and podcasts.

Juror No 8

The juror No 8 is a retired wealth manager with strong opinions about Trump, but he assures the court that he can set aside his personal views and be fair and impartial in the case.

Juror No 9

The juror No 9 is a woman originally from New Jersey who is not well-versed in legal proceedings. She lives alone and does not closely follow the news.

Juror No 10

Juror No 10 works in e-commerce and does not actively keep up with current events but enjoys podcasts related to behavioral psychology. He is originally from Ohio.

Juror No 11

Juror No 11, a woman from California, does not follow the news but watches late-night comedy shows. She has no involvement in political activism related to Trump.

Juror No 12

Juror No 12 is a physical therapist who consumes news from major outlets and engages with podcasts on sports and faith-related topics. She has lived in multiple states before settling in New York.

Stormy Daniels case: what is Trump accused of

The Stormy Daniels case involves allegations that adult film actress Stormy Daniels (real name Stephanie Gregory Clifford) had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006.

During Trump’s presidency, Daniels claimed she was paid $130,000 in hush money by Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen, just before the 2016 election to keep quiet about the affair. Daniels signed a nondisclosure agreement (NDA) as part of this arrangement.

The case raised legal questions about campaign finance laws and presidential conduct. Michael Cohen later pleaded guilty to campaign finance violations related to this payment. The controversy highlighted issues of transparency and accountability in politics.

Read also: All the investigations surrounding Donald Trump

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