It seems his former boss and mentor, former Assemblyman Van Tran last year’s failed challenger to Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, won’t be getting a rematch, if the newest Congressional District visualizations make the final cut.
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We have just learned that Assemblyman Van Tran has conceded defeat to Loretta Sanchez. We have confirmed that Tran called Sanchez directly this evening to concede. As of 5 pm today the Registrar of Voters showed Sanchez expanding her lead to 9,752 votes. In order to win, Tran would have needed to pull 80% of the remaining ballots.
Maybe I’m calling the race a little early but things aren’t looking up for Assemblyman Van Tran… It seems the the elective reign of the Emperor of Little Saigon is coming to a close.
When Assemblyman Van Tran told me in front of about 30 reporters at his debate with Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez that he would turn over travel records to show how much time he spends in his Assembly District, I wasn’t counting on him actually doing so. I was right to doubt his sincerity. When Dan Chmielewski…
This morning I posted a YouTube video of Assemblyman Van Tran’s comment made during a debate with Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez where he stated “I am a Child Molester.” A different presentation of that comment showed up on YouTube today. I like it better than mine.
Political satirist Stephen Colbert has made an art out of interviewing members of congress and getting them to say things that can be taken out of context. Well, Assemblyman Van Tran didnâ€™t need any help from Colbert to step into it during his debate with Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Wednesday night. â€œIâ€™m a child molester.â€ These were not four words any candidate ever wants to come out of his or her mouth.