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Scott Hung Pham Lost An Easy Chance to Be in the Run-Off

With all of  the precincts counted, here is the result of last night special supervisorial race for District 2 to replace the convicted Shirakawa.   About 18% of the registered voters went to the poll.

PATRICIA MARTINEZ-ROACH  1,362             7.05% CINDY CHAVEZ                                         
7,92741.04%
TERESA ALVARADO
6,036 31.25%
SCOTT HUNG PHAM 2,74714.22% JOSEPH LA JEUNESSE 6363.29% DAVID S. WALL 6083.15% Total 19,316

In a district where Scott Pham calculated that there are about 20,000 Vietnamese-American registered voters, if he could get 35% of them to go to the poll and vote for him,  he could have been in the runoff due to the low overall turnout. 

But unfortunately,  he simply did not know how to run for office.  LSI could not even find his campaign website.  With his incapability to raise any money, he was doomed from the start. 

Cindy Chavez and Teresa Alvarado will now face each other.   With the overwhelming Vi…

Town Hall with US Ambassador to Vietnam David Shear in San Jose

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You are invited to the following event: Townhall with Rep. Zoe Lofgren and U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam David Shear Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Friday, June 7, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT) Board of Supervisors Chamber, Santa Clara County Government Center
East Wing, 1st Floor
70 W. Hedding Street
San Jose, CA 95110

View Map Yes No Maybe Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) is proud to host a town hall featuring special guest: U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam David B. Shear.
Following remarks by Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese, Congresswoman Lofgren, and Ambassador Shear, audience members will be invited to ask questions during a question and answer session.
Guests are asked to email questions in advance to: Minh-Chau.Nguyen@mail.house.gov.
David B. Shear was sworn in as Ambassador to Vietnam on August 4, 2011. He joined the Foreign Service in 1982. He has served in Sapporo, Beijing, Tokyo, and Kuala Lumpur. In Washington, he has served …