There are 24 ethnic Vietnamese in the US midterm election. The OC register recorded earlier results of the vote that 42-year-old senator Janet Nguyen is a leader with 59% of votes in the 34-seat race in California. Republican Senators dominated the electoral campaign of rival colonel Democrat Tom Umberg thanks to the large Vietnamese community in Orange County.
District 34 covers most of the cities in Little Saigon, such as Garden Grove, Westminster and Santa Ana. Janet was elected to the California Senate in 2014 and is the first Vietnamese who was elected to the highest state of law in the United States.
Also in California, in the 72nd quarter, Tyler Diep led the way with 55%. Westminster City Council member outperforms the Democrat rival for the place in the House of Commons.
"I am very excited and grateful for the earlier election results we are seeing," said Tyler on November 6. "If this result remains unchanged, I really want to make sure that I do everything possible to gain the trust and support of those who have not voted for me tonight, so that I can finally be the voice for all people in this Sacramento area . "
California State Representative Tyler Diep. Photo: OC Register
Another important vote of the Vietnamese in the mid-term survey was Rep. Stephanie Murphy, whose Vietnamese name was Dang Thi Ngoc Dung. Murphy is still the representative of the 7th Florida Congress after defeating Republican rival Mike & Miller.
John Mica, who is 12 years in the House of Commons, won the place in the US Congress in 2016. It was also her first time in her life.
A woman with two children says she will focus on solving Florida's hot problems, such as drug crises, expanding low-interest loans for small businesses, and helping veterans stabilize their lives.
In a winning speech, Mrs. Murphy stressed the importance of being prepared to work with lawmakers to enact laws that would benefit the people of Florida. "My loyalty is always about the people I represent, not from any political party, but the US Constitution," she said.
According to Andover Townsman, in Massachusetts, Tram Nguyen, a lawyer born in Vietnam, ran the campaign for the first time and won with the Republican, the current Jim Lyon. He will be the representative of the 18th Essex County in the House of Commons and the first Vietnamese American who will be elected to this office in Massachusetts.
"It's amazing to look at all the hard experiences we've gone through and everyone is ready to help anyone hear the voice, that's what I'm going to do," says Tram. .
Tram Nguyen, who recently won the place at the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Photo: Andover Townsman
In the city of Westminster, according to preliminary results, Tri Ta re-elected mayor. Of the 13 conquerors of the second place in the two vacant places of the city council, two Tai Do and Charlie Nguyen Manh Chi were born in Vietnam.