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Can Councilman Phat Bui Be Prosecuted?

The race for Orange County Supervisor's  First District  is getting heated in Little Saigon.

In his first year in office, Supervisor Andrew Do has built himself quite a strong reputation with  many pro-active programs to help the overall district; thus, it was quite a surprise to see  a challenger within the Vietnamese community to run against him, especially Garden Grove City Councilman Phat Bui.

So far, Bui has declined to comment on why he is running against Andrew Do.

Bui is a registered Republican but tends to support Democratic candidates with big donations.  He gave  Jose Solorio $2,000 for his state assembly race as well as Tom Daly, $2,100 for his.

The community is speculating whether this is a ploy by the OC Democratic Party to split the Vietnamese-American vote in order for their candidate, Santa Ana Councilmember Michele Martinez, to at least get in to the run off in November instead of losing outright in June 7 primary.

Bui was elected to Garden Grove City Council i…