HUNTINGTON BEACH – Janet Nguyen, the first Vietnamese-American Senator, is re-elected for a four-year term in the California Senate, which largely represents the Vietnamese-American neighborhood. Orange County, southern state.
He led a rival democratically democratic Tom Umberg, a retired US Army colonel, with the Registrar's Bureau representing a significant 54.5 per cent difference to 45.5 per cent. Orange County voters 7/11 in the morning.
His victory awaits the incumbent operator and thanks to the great support of Vietnamese voters in the district.
"District 34 residents have spoken aloud and so far they want to vote in a Senate that opposes the ruling elite. [thủ phủ California] Sacramento! "He exclaimed on the evening of 6/11 for festivities and applause that followed the election results at Garden Grove's restaurant.
"And stuff [tôi] It is not important to have a Senate, "he said humorously, referring to the event in early 2017 when he sent and criticized the Democratic Senate, whom he had criticized, forced to stand on the Communist side, which led him to be abolished by the legislature but received strong support from other Vietnamese legislators and compatriots with.
Many voters who have heard Estonian voters before the elections say they will vote because they are constantly saying their efforts to promote the interests of the community. They say that one of his greatest achievements is the introduction of legislation regulating schools for bringing Vietnamese refugees to a California student plan signed by the government.
"While people who criticize SB 895 legislation, the community says (shaking and shaking their head)" No, [chúng tôi] Senator station is in our community, "he told in an interview on 6-6 November.
The 25-year-old volunteer Pham Nguyen Khai Minh, Janet Nguyen's generous family help for the first time when they first came to the United States, was the reason he was so supportive. and give him time to participate in the campaign.
Mr. Ming said his main task is to help voters mobilize their voices as well as gather their voices and take them to the vote.
"Janet can call me anytime and I am also willing to spend a little time to help the senators in the coming years," he told VOA for.
In addition to Janet Nguyen's victory, some other Vietnamese nominees have also won other Orange County races. Tyler Diep, Deputy Mayor of Westminster, where many Vietnamese live, was elected to California State House, while Ta Duc Tri was re-elected Mayor.
Election results on November 7 also showed that five Westminster members have four Vietnamese, the first being in the city's history, reports Nguoi Viet.