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Minh Duong - A Replubican City Council Candidate for D7

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So now there are officially 5 candidates (1 incumbent) vying for the San Jose city council seat in District 7 . 

There is one Hispanic - Rudy Rodriguez - and 4 Vietnamese-Americans.  The heavily favorite in the race is  Madison Nguyen, 36, the incumbent who has the support of Labor Unions, the Demcrotic Party and the owner of California Waste Solution - David Duong.

But since this is a year of the anti-incumbent and the lack of support of Madison Nguyen in her own Vietnamese-American community,  there are two credible challengers vying for her seat - Phu Le, 61, a long time community activist and is well known for his campaign efforts in the Vietnamese-American community on behalf of elected officials like Chuck Reed, Dave Cortese and Kansen Chu.   Minh Duong, 32, a Republican businessman and a community activist and advocate.
Yesterday, Michael Tran and Andrew Diaz withdrew from the race.  Bryan Do, another community activist who also was trying to run but could not gather any suppor…