Tag Archives: Tyler Diep

Westminster Viets vote in bloc (Part 2)

In Part 1 (here), we saw a clear bloc voting pattern where all three Vietnamese-American candidates for the Westminster City Council got their votes in the same distribution from the same precincts, and the top ones are centered right in … Continue reading

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Westminster Viets vote as bloc, again, in Diep’s defeat

In 2005, Christian Collet, then a professor at UC Irvine, published a paper in the Journal of Politics in which he used sophisticated statistical analysis to find that Vietnamese-American voters in Orange County voted as a bloc when it came to … Continue reading

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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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Tyler Diep collects $135,000, quits race

Just a few days after touting a campaign treasure of $135,000, Tyler Diep annouces he’s no longer running for the California Assembly. The Westminster city councilman previously sent a press release saying he’d raised $135,000 for his race to the … Continue reading

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Redistricting: Strong Viet Assembly district, split Congressional

Before the redistricting process even began, Tyler Diep jumped up and announced his intention to run for the Assembly. In some district. Didn’t know which one yet, but running nonetheless, Diep said then. That turns out to be a clever … Continue reading

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Tony Lam returns to politics

The first Viet ever elected to political office in the U.S. is jumping back into the fray, running for the local sanitary board. When Tony Lam won his seat on the Westminster City Council in 1992, he was the first … Continue reading

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Happy anniversary, Andy Quach

Andy Quach’s booking photo Today is the first anniversary of the arrest of Andy Quach on DUI charges, a reader emailed the Bolsavik to remind him. And apparently Chris Prevatt at theliberaloc also remembers. One year ago in the wee … 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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