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School Board Member Endorses Tran

Nguyen backs John Tran for the 49th District seat.

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

Cung Nguyen February 07, 2012 at 06:10 AM
Mr. Tran and I spoke on the phone in Oct/Nov ‘11 and he wanted to have coffee to seek my support. I verbally agreed to meet but we did not actually meet. For the record, the quote used in this article was not provided by me (verbally or in writing) and I was not afforded an opportunity to review any such endorsement and was not aware that a press release containing this quote was issued until it was brought to my attention on 2/4/2012.

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