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If 239-vote edge holds, O.C. supervisors will have Asian American majority
If 239-vote edge holds, O.C. supervisors will have Asian American majority

A Vietnamese American politician who has never held higher office is clinging to a 239-vote lead over a former state senator in a bid to win a seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors. Andrew Do, a former Garden Grove councilman and an attorney, and former state Sen. Lou Correa are far ahead in a five-candidate race to replace Janet Nguyen, who stepped down from the board when she was elected to the state Senate. If Do is elected, the Board of Supervisors would have an Asian American majority for the first time. Michelle Park Steel, a Korean immigrant, and Lisa Barlett, a Japanese American, were elected to the five-member board in November. As it stands, Do has 18,230 votes,...

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