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April 8, 2016

Candidate Statement

I am Cong Thanh Do, MBA, an engineer, business owner, human and civil rights advocate within the last 20 years. I am running for California State Assembly in your district, District 27th. I stand for improving the quality of life in our community - from public safety, to f…

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Vote for Do, Vote for Change

January 5, 2016

As I have done for the Community in the last 20 years. I will continue to serve the people of District 27th with Integrity, Transparency and Responsibility.

I'm not a career politician. I'm not running to seek a job, earning for living. I'm running for the people and by the people. Time for a…

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My Biography

October 17, 2015


Debate in SJSU

October 17, 2015

Oct 14, 2015, at SJSU, five candidates for the State Assembly CA, District 27th had participated in the debate, regarding of environmental, energy and resources issues in California.

The debate has organized and sponsored by Department of Environmental Studies and many other environmental organiz…

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Fund Raising Activity

September 29, 2015

Dear friends

Our fund raising on September 20, 2015 was a successful event. Many thanks, to all friends, supporters, who came to support, and donate to the campaign.

My appreciation to our organizers, Dr. Sophie Dao, Dr. Vuong Pham, Prof. Tai Truong, Mrs Vuong T. Lan, Mr. Gia Dao, Mrs. Hoa…

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Precinct Walks

August 3, 2015

Thanks to our brothers, sisters, my wife and all the team members who have joined us voluntary for doing the precinct walks.

One by one, the team has been doing excellent works, knocked doors by doors enthusiastically, to convince people time to register vote and be ready voting for a change,…

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Campaign Platform

July 15, 2015

As I have done for the Community in the last 20 years. I will continue to serve the people of District 27th with Integrity, Transparency and Responsibility.

I'm not a career politician. I'm not running to seek a job, earning for a living. I'm running for the people and by the people. Time f…

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Food Safety Issue

May 29, 2015

The CA state needs to do a better job to protect citizens from harm of deliberated poison foods.

We are importing and consuming very large amounts of various unknown sources and contaminated foods, mostly from Asia countries, especially China.

Isn't it hilarious while we care much for the …

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Visiting African American Heritage House in San Jose

February 20, 2015

My wife and I, went to the African American Heritage House today to participate in the ceremony of the Negro League Baseball Program.



I had a chance to talk and meet with several African Americans to share their concerns in the community



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The Race is On For AD 27

February 3, 2015

The Race is On For AD 27

by The Left Hook

The campaign to replace Assemblymember Nora Campos when she terms out in 2016 is already off the ground for at least two candidates interested in the seat. San Jose City Council Member Ash Kalrakicked off his campaign over the weekend, drawing a s…

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Announcement to Run for CA State Assembly

December 24, 2014

Dear 27th District Residents and fellow Vietnamese-Americans,

My name is Cong Thanh Do. I’ve decided to run for the California State Assembly, District 27th, for the 2016 – 2018 terms. The incumbent, State Assembly Nora Campos will finish her term in 2016, after 6 years of representing District 27th. District 27th encompasses many neighborhoods within the San Jose city proper, as Little Saigon, Evergreen, Alum Rock, Downtown, Quimby, Silver Creek, Japantown, Vista Park, which boasts a population of nearly half a million people. Of these, more than 33% of the residents are of Asian descent, and the majority is Vietnamese-Americans.

With the population growth rate and the potential contributions of Asians, especially the Vietnamese in District 27th, I believe it is time we have an Asian American voice in the California State Assembly. There are some issues the City of San Jose in general and District 27th in particular are facing, both require practical solutions. The homeless situation in the heart of San Jose has risen to alarming level, wherein many Vietnamese residents have become its statistics. The problem of insecurity and rising crime are also mounting. There are many areas within District 27th that have become unsafe; many people hesitate to go out at night.

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The Making of Cyber Dissident - SF Chronicle

December 16, 2014

Right away, he knew he was being followed.

On a steamy summer morning in late July, Cong Thanh Do left his hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Plainclothes policemen began tailing him on foot and on motorcycle, weaving through the crowds on Dong Du Street.

What did they know?

For half an hour, the San J…

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Living in " The Jungle"

December 14, 2014


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November 25, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Living in "The Jungle" means learning to live in fear. Especially after dark, when some people get violent. The 68-acre homeless camp in South San Jose is considered the largest in the United States. It's a lawless place.

"When something goes wrong, you have to have some kind of backup," says Troy Feid, pulling out a machete that he carries up his sleeve at night. "Just having it says 'Don't mess with me.' Feid, an unemployed union carpenter, lives in a fortress of netting and plastic tarp with a cat named Baby. He's one of the 278 people who've claimed a spot in the thicket of cottonwood trees along Coyote Creek. He first moved here four years ago when he ran out of work.

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