Tag Archives: Tri Ta

Tyler Diep first OC Viet incumbent to lose

This is the time to be thankful, and the staff at the OC Registrar of Voters must be thankful the vote counting was finished just in time for the holidays. And the results show Tyler Diep, the incumbent Westminster City Councilman … Continue reading

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Interesting snippets on Viet candidates, from Statement of Votes

The Statement of Votes is a 2630-page document from the OC Registrar of Voters, breaking down votes by precinct for every race in the November election. There are also a few important subtotals. The document is provided in PDF format, … Continue reading

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Viet candidates take serious beating

Across the country, except for a few bright spots, most Viet candidate fall flat, losing their races, sometimes spectacularly. Now, of course, there is such a thing as a “Vietnamese bounce” – late absentee ballots cast mostly by Vietnamese – … Continue reading

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Four Viets in Westminster elections

One candidate for mayor plus three for city council, add up to a rather sedate slate of Vietnamese-American candidates running for public office in the city of Westminster. The excitement that would have come with the mayoral race never materialized. … Continue reading

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Splitting the Black April baby, and Janet Nguyen got the wrong end

OC Supervisor Janet Nguyen and her allies were on the losing end Wednesday night at the Westminster City Council meeting, when the council decided to divide the use of the Vietnam War Memorial, forcing the two factions to time-share. What … Continue reading

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Tri Ta in Census ad

Find this Waldo: Can you spot Westminster City Councilman Tri Ta in the following Viet ad for Census 2010? (Click on picture to see larger photo.) If you’re wondering about the text, it’s just typical advertising hyperbole: “Spare 10 minutes and … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, Ky Ngo!

Ky Ngo, the perennial protestor outside the offices of Nguoi Viet Daily News, held a party today Sunday. It’s not clear what it is Ky Ngo (far right in the photo) was celebrating. It could be a Tet’s eve party. … Continue reading

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Margie Rice now rules Westminster

I stand corrected. She doesn’t rule Westminster.

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