Editor's note: Patch wants to make clear that the quote attributed to Cung Nguyen was from a media release sent out by the Tran campaign and Patch did not interview Mr. Nguyen, who said Feb. 4 that he did not provide the quote to the campaign.
board member Cung Nguyen threw his support behind former Rosemead mayor John Tran, a candidate for an assembly seat in the .
“I’m pleased to endorse John Tran for Assembly,” Nguyen said in a written statement released by the Tran campaign. “He’s proven himself as someone who is genuinely dedicated to the people that he represents, and I know that he’ll do everything he can to fight for better schools, more good jobs, and growth to our local economies.”
The district ncludes the cities of , San Marino, Alhambra, Monterey Park, Rosemead, San Gabriel, Temple City, and portions of El Monte, Montebello, South El Monte and the unincorporated community of South San Gabriel.
Other candidates for the 49th Assembly District seat include, (D-El Monte), , Alhambra Mayor Luis Ayala and