Tag Archive for Political Industry

Now Hoa Doesn’t Know His Website Address!

No I am not joking. Somehow the stars have again aligned to make the First District Supervisor contest the craziest one around. And they say lightning doesn’t strike the same place twice. A few weeks ago we had the mailing sent out by first District Supperviser Candidate Dina Nguyen to Vietnamese voters. The website address…

Hoa’s Campaign Responds! And we don’t believe the answers.

Peggy Lowe at Total Buzz is reporting that she met with Hoa Van Tran and His campaign manager Edgardo Reynoso Monday to discuss the revelation of campaign finance reporting irregularities. According to Reynoso, the campaign “did not do anything improper” and the failures were the fault of the former staffer who disclosed (some of) them. …

Blog Investigations Lead to Formal Complaint Against Hoa Van Tran

I reported earlier today about my investigation of campaign finance reporting problems with the Hoa Van Tran for Supervisor Campaign. Both TheLiberalOC.com and Red County/OC Blog have been running a countdown since Red County first raised the issue of possible reporing errors on April 21st. In my report today I detailed those errors and called…

First District Political Play of the Week

New Update on the flip (page 2) In the political fish bowl that is the First District Supervisor’s contest this has been a fun week. Hoa Van Tran, the only Democrat in the race narrowly (4 votes) won the endorsement of the Democratic Party of Orange County. Then we had Bolsavik publishing his interview with Hoa Van Tran’s campaign…

The (First) Battle of the Nguyens Is Finally Over

Yes, Orange County, the longest and possibly most bizarre election battle we’ve ever seen in our lifetimes has FINALLY come to a close. The California Supreme Court denied Trung Nguyen’s appeal. OK, so you don’t believe me? Ask Tomahawk at Red County. You know, I almost want to shed a tear or four right now.…

Hoa Van Tran – Desperately Implying Endorsements

Hoa Van Tran’s first mail piece hit the First Supes District on Thursday. The mailer touted his commitment to serving the people of the first district and his “no-nonsense leadership for Central Orange County.”  There are several pictures on the mailer, one with an elected official from the First District. Side by side, Hoa Van Tran…