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Teresa Alvarado vs. Cindy Chavez

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With less than a month left for the special supervisorial election in Santa Clara County to replace the disgraced Shirakawa,  both Alvarado and Chavez are working hard to win the Vietnamese American votes.

 Last week, at the Viet Voters' headquarters, there was a debate arranged by the Viet Voters for both candidates.   Most people attending the event agreed that Alvarado came out as a more trustworthy and likable candidate.    Of course, Cindy Chavez and Labor Unions were campaigning against Viet Voters in their support of Madison Nguyen in the 2008 and 2010 elections.   Viet Voters was the group that organized the recall and rallied the community support for Minh Duong's candidacy.

But in politics, there are no enemies, just convenient friends.   Cindy Chavez now claimed to be duped by Madison Nguyen and completely disassociated herself from Nguyen.   She is relying on SC Supervisor Dave Cortese to get herself a foothold with Viet Voters.   

She is also quite supportive of…