Long Bui

Derek Tran, a 42-year-old consumer rights attorney, announced his campaign this week in California’s 45th congressional district, a competitive seat held by Rep. Michelle Steel, R-Seal Beach, a Korean American. The district is home to Orange County’s Little Saigon, the largest Vietnamese enclave outside of Vietnam. … Tran’s entry into the race suggests that the interests of the Little Saigon community will be “front and center” in the election, said Long Bui, an international studies [associate] professor at UC Irvine.

For the full story, please visit https://www.ocregister.com/2023/10/06/another-democrat-is-vying-to-flip-rep-michelle-steels-seat-in-heavily-vietnamese-ca-45/.

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