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Andrew Do Announces His Candidacy For Soon-To-Be-Vacated Orange County Supervisor Seat

Posted by Greg Woodard on November 20, 2014

Andrew Do, former Chief of Staff for current Supervisor and newly-elected State Senator Janet Nguyen, has announced his candidacy for the special election for the First District Supervisor seat that will occur in early 2015.  Do is expected to face Democrat and perennial candidate Lou Correa (who is termed out of the 34th District State Senate seat that Nguyen is taking over).  Another potential candidate is Chris Phan, a Republican councilman from Garden Grove, who has already announced his intentions to run for the supervisor seat.

For Immediate Release

November 20, 2014

Contact: Dave Gilliard

Phone: 916-626-6804

Andrew Do to Run for Supervisor in First District Special Election

Nguyen, Bates,Walters and Royce to serve as Campaign Co-Chairs

Westminster, CA – - Today, Andrew Do announced his candidacy for Orange County Supervisor in the First District, where a special election will be called soon to replace Senator-elect Janet Nguyen.

Supervisor Nguyen, along with Supervisor Pat Bates, Senator and Congresswoman-Elect Mimi Walters and Congressman Ed Royce will serve as honorary co-chairs of Do’s campaign.

“I am honored that so many community leaders have encouraged me to run for Supervisor to follow in the footsteps of Janet Nguyen, who has done such a tremendous job for our communities,” said Do.

“The First District is the diverse and dynamic heart of Orange County, with many needs that are different from other parts of our county,” said Do. “I believe government can help meet those needs and can do so in a fiscally conservative and responsible manner that protects taxpayers.”

Do said his priorities will be to help create jobs, assist small business, rebuild the local economy, and improve roads, parks and other infrastructure. As a former Deputy District Attorney and in light of State prisoner early releases, Do will make public safety one of his top priorities. Do opposes tax increases and strongly supports Proposition 13.

“Too many of our neighborhoods and communities in central Orange County were neglected for far too long. We have made tremendous progress in correcting things over the last seven years and Andrew is committed to continuing and expanding on the work we have done,” said Supervisor and Senator-Elect Janet Nguyen.

Andrew Do is a prominent central county businessman, attorney and Republican who currently serves as Supervisor Nguyen’s Chief of Staff. Previously, he has been an Orange County Deputy District Attorney and Garden Grove City Councilmember. Do has been elected to serve as President of the Asian Bar of California and as President of the Vietnamese-American Bar Association of Southern California. He was selected by the U.S. Department of Justice to represent Orange County at the National District Attorney Association Advocacy College at the University of South Carolina. Do received his J.D. Degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He taught for three years as an Adjunct Professor at Cal State University, Fullerton and previously served as a Judge Pro Tem at Orange County West Municipal Court.

 

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District Attorney Clears Supervisor Janet Nguyen

Posted by Newsletter Reprint on February 7, 2014

This press release came over the wire from the Janet Nguyen for State Senate campaign about an hour ago:

District Attorney Clears Supervisor Janet Nguyen of Politically Motivated Complaints

Garden Grove, CA – - Stephen Larson, an attorney for County Supervisor and CalOptima Board Member Janet Nguyen, announced today that the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, in correspondence prepared by Senior Assistant District Attorney Michael Lubinski, has confirmed in writing that it has completed its investigation regarding conflict-of-interest allegations concerning Supervisor Nguyen.
 
According to Mr. Lubinski, the District Attorney has concluded — after conducting witness interviews and reviewing campaign finance documents, contracts, and voting records — “that no criminal conflict of interest laws were violated by Janet Nguyen” in her position as a CalOptima Board member.
 
Although Supervisor Nguyen has always been confident that nothing improper ever occurred and that the complaints submitted to the District Attorney were politically motivated, she is pleased to receive this written confirmation from the District Attorney and, through that office, the FPPC.

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Campaign Finance Research Report: 1st Supervisorial District

Posted by Chris Emami on December 3, 2013

Orange County Board of Supervisors

1st District

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Janet Nguyen

Totals

Category

Total $$$

Individuals  $  73,304.70
Union  $             -
Businesses  $  53,849.00
Trade Association  $       817.00
Political  $             -
Total  $   127,970.70


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Database

Category

Donor

 $$$

Individuals
Adams, L. Joseph  $       500.00
Anderson, Susan  $       250.00
Asner, Elizabeth  $       250.00
Boktor Jr., Monir  $       250.00
Bolar, Daniel  $       500.00
Brothman, Edith  $       300.00
Bui, Cuong  $     1,600.00
Bui, Phat  $     1,800.00
Capouya, Lynn  $       250.00
Caskey, Susan  $       250.00
Chi, Dinh  $     1,800.00
Chopra, Jagdish  $       125.00
Cohen, Saralyn  $       250.00
Compton, Tanya  $       250.00
Dang, Nathan  $     1,600.00
Dao, Jason Huy  $     1,800.00
Dickerson, Kenneth  $       200.00
Dong, Nam Si  $     1,300.00
Dykema, Sandra  $     1,800.00
Gilwee, Bernadette  $       100.00
Hammack, Mary  $       100.00
Hammer Sr., Joseph  $       250.00
Harper, Matthew  $       100.00
Hong, John  $     1,300.00
Horowitz, Michelle  $     1,800.00
Huynh, Chinh V.  $       500.00
Huynh, Chinh Van  $       500.00
Huynh, Long  $     1,000.00
Jensen, Jeffrey  $       250.00
Kennington, Milas  $       250.00
Kim, Charles  $       250.00
Knox, Dennis  $       250.00
Krishan, Deepak  $       250.00
Lacy, James  $       250.00
Lam, Tony  $     1,550.00
Le, Annie  $     1,800.00
Le, Mimi  $     1,800.00
Le, Thoai  $     1,200.00
Malm, Rachelle  $       250.00
Masoum, Nazi  $       250.00
Matsutsuya, Keith  $       800.00
Mercado, David  $     1,800.00
Mercado, Mimi  $     1,800.00
Myers, Craig  $       250.00
Myszka Sr., James  $     1,800.00
Myszka, Rose Marie  $     1,800.00
Newen, Peter  $     1,000.00
Nghiem, Hoa Nguyen  $     1,800.00
Ngo, William  $     1,000.00
Nguyen, Alex  $     1,800.00
Nguyen, Anthony  $       300.00
Nguyen, Catherine  $     1,500.00
Nguyen, Connie  $       800.00
Nguyen, Helen  $     1,500.00
Nguyen, Huong Thi  $     1,600.00
Nguyen, Khiem  $       500.00
Nguyen, Kieu Lan  $     1,200.00
Nguyen, Michael  $     1,300.00
Nguyen, Quang  $     1,600.00
Nguyen, Susan  $     1,400.00
Nguyen, Thoa  $     1,800.00
Nguyen, Troy Thang  $       300.00
Norris, Doug  $       250.00
Patel, Ajesh  $       250.00
Pham, Alexander  $     1,600.00
Pham, Dung  $       500.00
Pham, Hong  $     1,800.00
Pham, Thuy T. LB  $       250.00
Probolsky, Adam  $       679.70
Rajpoot, Nisha  $       250.00
Rivas, Patricia  $       250.00
Sahota, Harvinder  $       250.00
Sanchez, Patricia  $       250.00
Sandhu, Hardeep  $       250.00
Sandhu, Jimmy  $       300.00
Shin, James  $     1,000.00
Skaist, Mark  $       500.00
Slagle, Larry  $       250.00
Stirrat, Bryan  $       100.00
Sunda, Sharon  $       500.00
Taylor, Carl  $       150.00
Tran, An Manh  $     1,000.00
Tran, Ly  $     1,100.00
Villasenor, Isabelle  $       250.00
Vo, Caitlyn  $     1,700.00
Vu, Nancy  $       100.00
Vu, Nguyen  $     1,800.00
Wong, Jhon  $       250.00
Zhong, Jian  $     1,000.00
Totals  $ 73,304.70
Unions
Totals  $              -
Businesses
2001 Dana Point Marina Co.  $       500.00
888 Business Network   Inc.  $     1,800.00
AKM Consulting Engineers  $       250.00
Anaheim General Hospital, Ltd  $     1,000.00
Belshire Environmental Services, Inc.  $     1,800.00
C.J. Segerstrom &   Sons  $       300.00
Cofiroute USA, LLC  $       500.00
Corona Air Ventures, LLC  $       500.00
Cottage Pet Hospital, Inc.  $       100.00
CR&R Incorporated  $       800.00
Danh’s Pharmacy  $       500.00
Disney Worldwide Services, Inc.  $       800.00
Do Construction & Design, Inc.  $     1,800.00
Dong Tam Corp.  $     1,800.00
Easy Choice Health Plan, Inc.  $     1,000.00
Empire Surgical Center Inc.  $     1,800.00
Empire Water Corporation  $       750.00
EMS Management LLC  $       250.00
Enterprise Holdings, Inc.  $       750.00
Garment Line, Inc.  $     1,800.00
Griffin Structures, Inc.  $       250.00
GXD Trading And Leasing Inc.  $     1,500.00
Harris & Associates  $       249.00
Harris Consulting Firm  $       100.00
Healthcare System 2000s  $     1,800.00
HMS Host  $       550.00
Howard S. Kunihiro, DDS  $       250.00
Huntington Westminster  $       250.00
Inland Group  $       250.00
Integrated Healthcare Holdings, Inc.  $       250.00
International Royale Homes, Inc.  $       350.00
Jacaranda Insurance Agency Inc.  $       500.00
Jaclynn Do, M.D., Inc.  $     1,000.00
Lake Development - Anaheim, LLC  $       250.00
Lee’s Sandwiches  $     1,600.00
Legacy Aviation LLC  $       500.00
Lyle Overby &   Associates  $     1,800.00
Metropro Towing, Inc  $       250.00
Nhu Truoung, M.D.  $       800.00
Organic Tree  $       500.00
Pacific Marina Development Inc.  $     1,800.00
Pacifica Pharmacy Corporation  $     1,800.00
Parking Concepts Inc.  $       100.00
Pediatrics Neonatology Medical Group Of Orange County Inc.  $       500.00
Peninsula Hotel Management, LLC  $     1,000.00
Premiercare IPA, Inc.  $       750.00
PsomasFMG, LLC  $     1,000.00
Republic Services, Inc.  $       500.00
Ritter Development Corporation  $     1,800.00
Riverside Airport Industrial Partners, LP  $     1,800.00
RMV Community Development, LLC  $       200.00
S R H Management  $       100.00
Scott Weimer And Associates., Ltd.  $       500.00
Sempra Energy  $       250.00
Sunny Realty & Management, Inc.  $         50.00
Tana Pharmacy  $       100.00
Tenet  $     1,000.00
Thanh M. Nguyen, MD. Inc. Co.  $     1,500.00
The Law Offices of Kermit D. Marsh  $       250.00
The Whitaker Professional Corporation  $       500.00
Tierra Verde Industries  $     1,000.00
TMSI  $       250.00
Trish Care Inc.  $     1,600.00
Tustin Hospital And   Medical Center  $       250.00
VCS Environmental  $       250.00
Vista Surgical Center  $     1,800.00
W & R Consulting, Inc.  $     1,000.00
Western Medical Management, LLC  $       400.00
Totals  $ 53,849.00
Trade Association
Associated Builders And Contractors Of Southern California PAC  $       250.00
California Hospital Association PAC  $       317.00
National Association Of Industrial & Office Properties Orange County PAC  $       250.00
 Totals  $       817.00
Political

Totals

 $              -

Steve Rocco

This candidate for Orange County Board of Supervisors, 1st District either filled out a “Form 470” which states that they would raise/spend less than $1,000 or raised less than $1,000 and still filed “Form 460” documents with the Orange County Registrar of Voters.

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Orange County Clerk Recorder Recap & Preview

Posted by Chris Emami on April 1, 2013

Now that we have had some April Fools Day fun on to the real business for the day. Here is a post that has no pranks or jokes in it.

Tomorrow evening we will likely have a new Orange County Clerk-Recorder in place after what I am sure will be a lengthy and intriguing deliberation by the Orange County Board of Supervisors. I will be in attendance live blogging all of the interviews for our readers and giving my take on what is happening. be here with us at OC Political at 9:00 AM to follow along.

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To explain how it will be formatted I will start with a post that details the opening of the meeting. After my original post I will have a separate post for every single interview up until the end of the meeting. After the interviews are done I will have a separate post for the deliberation and appointment. With any luck I might even get an interview with the individual who gets nominated. My suggestion to readers in order to be able to follow along live is to click on each post as it goes up and hit refresh to get a live update on what is going on with that interview.

We have had some of the best coverage of the Orange County Clerk-Recorder saga over the past few weeks often being the blog to breaks stories on this subject. Let’s take a moment to recap the process from the beginning.

Due to the length of the post I am cutting it off here. Click the link to view the rest of it. Read the rest of this entry »

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Republican, Democrat, Independent??? The Partisan Affiliations of Everyone Holding Office In Orange County

Posted by Chris Emami on March 22, 2013

I was working on a database of the part affiliation of all Orange County local elected officials. Finally, I have completed the project with all of the special districts and county seats being added. I also fixed some errors in the previous versions (here, here, and here) and have combined the database into one post.

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We have added a button on the menu bar for our readers to always be able to access this database and use it for whatever research/political needs that they may have. Due to the length of th epost you are going to have to click the below link to read the rest of the post.

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Supervisor Janet Nguyen to Run for State Senate with Support of the Senate’s Republican Leaders

Posted by Newsletter Reprint on February 16, 2013

This came across the wire from the Janet Nguyen for State Senate campaign yesterday:

Supervisor Janet Nguyen to Run for State Senate with Support of the Senate’s Republican Leaders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 15, 2013

GARDEN GROVE, CA — Orange County Supervisor Janet Nguyen today announced that she will be a candidate for State Senate in the new 34th district and that she had already secured the support of the Senate’s Republican leaders, including Senate Minority leader Bob Huff and Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Ted Gaines. Nguyen currently represents 60% of the 34th district as a County Supervisor.

“The people of our area work hard to build a better life for themselves and their children,” said Nguyen. “They care about our schools, the local economy and the safety of their neighborhoods. They want and deserve results and care little about the partisan debate in Sacramento.”

Nguyen said that her priorities for the district are to make sure local schools are fully funded, give tax and regulatory relief to small businesses, increase public safety and make sure that seniors maintain access to quality health care. She says the state legislature needs to reduce waste, control spending and concentrate on growing the economy and bringing jobs back to the state.

“Janet Nguyen is a public servant who works tirelessly for the people of her district. She will be a great addition to the State Senate and I am pleased to endorse her,” said Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff.

“Last year, California voters chose to raise taxes. Now we need more responsible representatives in Sacramento who will use those new funds wisely, balance the state budget and not keep coming back to hard working Californians looking for more,” said Nguyen.

State Senator Mimi Walters called Nguyen the ideal candidate for the 34th district. “Janet knows what it takes to run and win tough campaigns because she has done it time and time again. She is a tenacious campaigner and a dedicated public servant,” said Walters.

The 34th district contains the heart of Orange County and all of the area known as Little Saigon. Over 90% of the registered voters in the district live in Orange County, with the remainder in Long Beach.

Janet Nguyen was elected to the Orange County Board of Supervisors in February, 2007. In doing so, she became the first Asian-American and the first Vietnamese-American to serve on the Board of Supervisors, and the youngest Supervisor ever to be elected in Orange County. In 2008, Nguyen was honored by Latino OC 100 for her contributions to the Latino community. Janet previously served on the Garden Grove City Council and as Vice President of Government and Public Affairs for the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. Janet, her husband and children live in Garden Grove.

During her tenure as a County Supervisor, the County has maintained a balanced budget every year while also being able to set aside money into the reserve. The County of Orange restructured its Retirement Medical and Pensions Programs, resulting in savings of $992 million to the County’s unfunded liability.

As part of an effort to reclaim local neighborhoods from the control of gangs, Janet joined the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and local law enforcement agencies to obtain a permanent gang injunction against local criminal street gangs.

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Cal-Optima Op-Ed In OC Register Yesterday

Posted by Chris Emami on January 30, 2013

In the OC Register yesterday an op-ed was written by Supervisor Janet Nguyen in response to some of the recent press given to CalOptima. I thought that I would take a moment to provide the link to that article here and allow readers to see the text from the op-ed as well:

The Orange County grand jury, in its newly released report, “CalOptima burns while majority of supervisors fiddle,” fails to address the real issues of CalOptima, a $1.4 billion public agency that was plagued by a lack of accountability and transparency. After being appointed to the CalOptima board of directors two years ago and recognizing millions of taxpayer dollars were being wasted, I sought to reform this agency.

CalOptima administers health insurance programs for 418,000 low-income families, children, seniors and persons with disabilities, a combined population that constitutes one-in-seven residents in Orange County. Given its important role, it is imperative that people know the truth about CalOptima, not what was asserted in this report. Not only did the grand jury miss the fact that I was working to reform the agency, but this report is riddled with inaccuracies.

To start, the grand jury’s claim that, in March 2011, a lobbyist rewrote the county ordinance that changed the composition of the CalOptima board is outright wrong. The ordinance that changed the composition of the board was rewritten and approved in December 2011, with no lobbyist involvement.

The following reckless actions of CalOptima’s previous leadership were omitted from the grand jury’s report. For example: CalOptima paid $1 million annually in rent for vacant space on a four-year lease after purchasing a $30.2 million office building; this purchase caused a net current account deficit. Cal-Optima also spent $6.6 million to lease and repair a building that was assessed at $1.1 million.

To make matters worse, while the agency was facing $100 million in reduced state and federal funding, 12 executives were given $250,000 in bonuses, including $66,000 for the former CEO, whose annual compensation totaled $515,743, making him the highest-paid government CEO in Orange County.

CalOptima continued to mire itself in frivolous expenditures, such as $774,000 for gym memberships, which went unused, prompting staff to wrongfully lower performance standards to renew the contract without board approval. CalOptima spent approximately $90,000 worth of staff time on non-Cal-Optima business, and contracted with a public-relations firm for approximately $20,000, ultimately giving the firm $350,000 without an open bid process and board approval.

Not surprisingly, an internal audit revealed that 40 percent of vendors sampled were inappropriately paid without a contract.

Taxpayers should be outraged that these funds were not spent properly – yet should be reassured that the new board and I have taken steps to correct these abuses. If my efforts to stop the mismanagement and waste of taxpayer dollars have been misconstrued, then so be it. I refused to sit idle while a $1.4 billion public agency was being governed recklessly.

Moreover, CalOptima is not “imploding,” as stated by the grand jury’s report. The new board, which has more than 100 years of combined experience in health care, plus expertise in finance and law, has continued to ensure that approximately 95 cents of every dollar received by CalOptima is spent on health care. The satisfaction ratings for the agency’s largest patient population increased to above 80 percent. In addition, for the first time since 2007, patients have more choices for physicians and specialists.

In omitting these achievements and ignoring the facts, the grand jury’s report is incomplete. The smoke screen created by the grand jury has veiled those responsible for burning through so many taxpayer dollars.

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Supervisors Calling for Change in CalOptima Board Membership

Posted by Dominus on January 27, 2013

In the wake of a scathing OC Grand Jury report against Supervisor Janet Nguyen for her take over of CalOptima, other county supervisors are openly suggesting further changes to this $1.5 billion healthcare plan for the poor.

The Voice of OC’s Norbeto Santana recently interviewed supervisors Todd Spitzer, Shawn Nelson and John Moorlach for their reactions.  Senator Lou Correa also offered his willingness to make legislative change to CalOptima.

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2012 City Council Party Affiliation Post

Posted by Chris Emami on November 14, 2012

Chris Nguyen did a great job putting together a local database of all party affiliations for candidates running for local office. I thought that I would take the time to expand on his post and show a database of all Orange County Councilmembers (Also OC Board of Supervisors) that will be serving on City Councils starting next month and what party they are affiliated with.

Please note that a couple of races could potentially change based on a close finish and not all votes being counted. This post will be added to our website in a permanent tab that we will be creating at the top of the site.

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Edgar Strategy to Reach Out to Democrats: Recycling?

Posted by OC Insider on September 30, 2012

Conventional wisdom suggests that the winner in AD72 will be the candidate who is best able to reach out to Democrat voters. Troy Edgar’s campaign has apparently really taken this to heart, as they seem to be rebuilding their campaign around a theme of RECYCLING.

And no, I don’t mean that in an effort to appeal to voters in Huntington Beach or Seal Beach that Edgar has organized Beach Cleanup Days or anything like that.

No. Instead, Edgar’s campaign has taken to recycling their Press Releases.

Now obviously saying this is an effort to attract Democrat voters is in jest, but just how stalled is the Edgar campaign that they’re already having to take to using old Press Releases – this past week they sent out a release announcing endorsements from local Mayors, the same release they first sent out on 4/18/12 — to insinuate continued momentum?

Compare that with Allen’s campaign.

  • Van Tran comes on board with the Allen campaign as a Senior Advisor.
  • Troy Edgar lies to the press about lying to the Federal Elections Commission.
  • Allen’s campaign announces the endorsements of Joe Dovinh and Long Pham.

It is clear which campaign has momentum, and which candidate isn’t just stuck in neutral – but seems to be cruising in reverse.

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