In Orange County’s Little Saigon area, you’ll see lots of political posters with the same last name on them: “Nguyen.” Thirteen people with that last name are running for office in Orange County. We talk to one political watcher about whether that’s causing confusion; how more Vietnamese Americans in the region are shifting from Republican to Democrat; and how they feel about President Trump.
The power of the Vietnamese American vote in Orange County
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