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January 22, 1996 | THAO HUA and EFRAIN HERNANDEZ JR., TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Enduring rain and hourlong lines, thousands of Vietnamese in Los Angeles and Orange counties crowded into polling places Sunday to elect a president of the Vietnamese Community of Southern California. Organizers estimated that voter turnout neared 10,000, doubling the number of voters for a similar election two years ago. But Vietnamese journalists covering the election at five polling sites--two in Orange County and three in Los Angeles County--put the turnout at closer to 7,000.
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February 20, 1999 | TINI TRAN
Two sides in a contested election for leadership of a prominent Vietnamese American community organization reached a legal settlement Friday, agreeing to hold new elections by July. Political feuding has plagued the nonprofit Vietnamese Community of Southern California since its regionwide elections in January 1998. At the time, two groups claimed victory in a hotly contested race.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 20, 1999 | TINI TRAN
Two sides in a contested election for leadership of a prominent Vietnamese American community organization reached a legal settlement Friday, agreeing to hold new elections by July. Political feuding has plagued the nonprofit Vietnamese Community of Southern California since its regionwide elections in January 1998. At the time, two groups claimed victory in a hotly contested race.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1998 | TINI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A competing faction that opposed the newly elected president of a prominent Vietnamese American organization held its own election Sunday, leaving the likelihood that two sets of officials will claim to be the rightful leaders. Political feuding has plagued the nonprofit Vietnamese Community of Southern California since the Jan. 11 regionwide election for the presidency. The rift promises to permanently divide a group that once sought to represent the 300,000-strong immigrant community.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 1, 1998 | TINI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A competing faction that opposed the newly elected president of a prominent Vietnamese American organization held its own election Sunday, leaving the likelihood that two sets of officials will claim to be the rightful leaders. Political feuding has plagued the nonprofit Vietnamese Community of Southern California since the Jan. 11 regionwide election for the presidency. The rift promises to permanently divide a group that once sought to represent the 300,000-strong immigrant community.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 22, 1998 | TINI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two years ago, thousands of Vietnamese Americans endured rain and hourlong lines to cast their ballots in an election for the leadership of a group they hoped would become a uniting force within the community and a powerful tool in mainstream politics. But the organization that once held the promise of becoming a voice for the largest Vietnamese community in the United States is being torn apart by petty politics and allegations of powermongering.
NEWS
January 14, 1996 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They've held this only once before--a regionwide election for the presidency of the Vietnamese Community of Southern California--but they've definitely gotten more savvy. During the first election two years ago for the leadership of the nonprofit social service organization that claims to represent the estimated 300,000 Vietnamese Americans in the Southland, organizers had a hard time getting the word out that there was an election and informing voters about the candidates.
NEWS
January 16, 1996 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They've only held this once before--a regionwide election for the presidency of the Vietnamese Community of Southern California--but they've definitely gotten more savvy. During the first election two years ago for the leadership of the nonprofit social service organization, which claims to represent the estimated 300,000 Vietnamese Americans in the Southland, organizers had a hard time getting the word out that there was an election and informing voters about the candidates.
NEWS
January 24, 1996 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Irvine businessman who for two years has led the Vietnamese Community of Southern California has been reelected to head the organization, one of the most prominent Vietnamese American groups in the region. Results of Sunday's regionwide election showed that Ban Binh Bui won by a wide margin, with 5,264 votes to challenger Ngoc Van Tran's 3,565.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 1998 | TINI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It should have been a time to relax and celebrate. But Duc Trong Do, the newly elected president of the Vietnamese Community of Southern California, was too anxious about the new job to enjoy the moment. His three-hour swearing-in ceremony on Saturday drew 500 people and provided a momentary truce in the political warfare that is threatening to divide Vietnamese Americans in the Southland.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 8, 1998 | TINI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It should have been a time to relax and celebrate. But Duc Trong Do, the newly elected president of the Vietnamese Community of Southern California, was too anxious about the new job to enjoy the moment. His three-hour swearing-in ceremony on Saturday drew 500 people and provided a momentary truce in the political warfare that is threatening to divide Vietnamese Americans in the Southland.
NEWS
January 26, 1998 | TINI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two years ago, thousands of Vietnamese Americans endured rain and hourlong waits to cast their ballots in an election for the leadership of a group they hoped would become a uniting force within the community and a powerful tool in mainstream politics. But the organization that once held the promise of becoming a voice for the largest Vietnamese community in the United States is being torn apart by petty politics and charges of power-mongering.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 22, 1998 | TINI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two years ago, thousands of Vietnamese Americans endured rain and hourlong lines to cast their ballots in an election for the leadership of a group they hoped would become a uniting force within the community and a powerful tool in mainstream politics. But the organization that once held the promise of becoming a voice for the largest Vietnamese community in the United States is being torn apart by petty politics and allegations of powermongering.
NEWS
January 24, 1996 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Irvine businessman who for two years has led the Vietnamese Community of Southern California has been reelected to head the organization, one of the most prominent Vietnamese American groups in the region. Results of Sunday's regionwide election showed that Ban Binh Bui won by a wide margin, with 5,264 votes to challenger Ngoc Van Tran's 3,565.
NEWS
January 22, 1996 | THAO HUA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Enduring rain and hourlong lines, thousands of Vietnamese Americans in Orange and Los Angeles counties crowded into polling places Sunday to vote for leadership of the organization that strives to represent the political and social interests of the Vietnamese American community in Southern California. Organizers of the election for president of the Vietnamese Community of Southern California estimated voter turnout neared 10,000, double the number of voters at the last election two years ago.
NEWS
January 22, 1996 | THAO HUA and EFRAIN HERNANDEZ JR., TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Enduring rain and hourlong lines, thousands of Vietnamese in Los Angeles and Orange counties crowded into polling places Sunday to elect a president of the Vietnamese Community of Southern California. Organizers estimated that voter turnout neared 10,000, doubling the number of voters for a similar election two years ago. But Vietnamese journalists covering the election at five polling sites--two in Orange County and three in Los Angeles County--put the turnout at closer to 7,000.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 1994 | THUAN LE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A meeting to settle grievances over a disputed election in the Vietnamese community turned into a victory ceremony Sunday for an Irvine businessman who was officially declared the new leader of expatriates throughout Southern California.
NEWS
January 22, 1996 | THAO HUA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Enduring rain and hourlong lines, thousands of Vietnamese Americans in Orange and Los Angeles counties crowded into polling places Sunday to vote for leadership of the organization that strives to represent the political and social interests of the Vietnamese American community in Southern California. Organizers of the election for president of the Vietnamese Community of Southern California estimated voter turnout neared 10,000, double the number of voters at the last election two years ago.
NEWS
January 16, 1996 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They've only held this once before--a regionwide election for the presidency of the Vietnamese Community of Southern California--but they've definitely gotten more savvy. During the first election two years ago for the leadership of the nonprofit social service organization, which claims to represent the estimated 300,000 Vietnamese Americans in the Southland, organizers had a hard time getting the word out that there was an election and informing voters about the candidates.
NEWS
January 14, 1996 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They've held this only once before--a regionwide election for the presidency of the Vietnamese Community of Southern California--but they've definitely gotten more savvy. During the first election two years ago for the leadership of the nonprofit social service organization that claims to represent the estimated 300,000 Vietnamese Americans in the Southland, organizers had a hard time getting the word out that there was an election and informing voters about the candidates.
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