Matt’s Supporters

Matt Nguyen has earned the bipartisan support of national leaders, elected officials, public schoolteachers and, most importantly, community members like yourself. 

 
 
Matt Nguyen with California Governor Gavin Newsom and Garden Grove Councilmember Kim Nguyen.

Matt Nguyen with California Governor Gavin Newsom and Garden Grove Councilmember Kim Nguyen.

Matt Nguyen with U.S. Representative Alan Lowenthal, Westminster School Trustee Frances Nguyen, and community member Minh Pham.

Matt Nguyen with U.S. Representative Alan Lowenthal, Westminster School Trustee Frances Nguyen, and community member Minh Pham.

 

Official Statements Supporting Matt Nguyen

We need to prepare all OC students for career and life success. Our community needs a fresh leader like Matt Nguyen who will bring those same values to elected office.”
— Councilmember Sergio Contreras, City of Westminster
Matt Nguyen is a rising star who attended local public schools and Yale Law School. He represents the future of our Vietnamese American community.
— Councilmember Phat Bui, City of Garden Grove
 

 
We need strong elected leaders that can stand up to corporations and stand with public schools. I trust Matt Nguyen will work hard for our students and communities.
— Trustee Walter Muneton, Garden Grove Unified School District
Matt Nguyen is a homegrown leader with enormous potential. When he is elected, Matt will serve the children and families across our county earnestly and honorably.
— Trustee Frances Nguyen, Westminster School District
 

 
Matt Nguyen will provide much-needed fresh leadership that will help our kids take on new heights in their educational endeavors.
— Trustee Lan Quoc Nguyen, Garden Grove Unified School District
A homegrown leader and Yale-trained civil rights advocate, Matt Nguyen has the background and experience needed to empower students, teachers, and public schools.
— Trustee Jamison Power, Westminster School District
 

 
Matt Nguyen [is] an impressive candidate.
— Editorial Board, Orange County Register
Matt Nguyen with former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

Matt Nguyen with former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.

Matt Nguyen with Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris and Costa Mesa Councilmember John Stephens.

Matt Nguyen with Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris and Costa Mesa Councilmember John Stephens.

Matt Nguyen with South Bend Mayor and U.S. presidential candidate, Pete Buttigieg.

Matt Nguyen with South Bend Mayor and U.S. presidential candidate, Pete Buttigieg.


Official Endorsements*

Congressman Alan Lowenthal

U.S. House of Representatives

Congressman Harley Rouda

U.S. House of Representatives

 

Congressman Jerry Patterson (ret.)

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (ret.)

Southern District of New York

Senator Tom Umberg

California State Senate

 

Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris

California State Assembly

Assemblymember Rob Bonta

California State Assembly

Councilmember Sergio Contreras

City of Westminster

 

Councilmember Phat Bui

City of Garden Grove

Councilmember John Stephens

City of Costa Mesa

 

Trustee Frances Nguyen

Westminster School District

 

Trustee Jamison Power

Westminster School District

Trustee Lan Quoc Nguyen

Garden Grove Unified School District

Trustee Walter Muneton

Garden Grove Unified School District

 

Trustee Gina Clayton-Tarvin

Ocean View School District

Trustee Marlys Davidson

Los Alamitos Unified School District

OC Weekly Editorial Board

Covering News Across OC and Long Beach

LA/OC Building Trades Council

Representing Local LA/OC Trade Unions

HB Huddle

Grassroots Community Advocacy Group

Indivisible CA-47 Orange County

Grassroots Community Advocacy Group

Mayor Pete Buttigieg

City of South Bend, Indiana

Mayor Katrina Foley

City of Costa Mesa

Trustee Lorraine Prinsky

Coast Community College District 

 

Tam Nguyen

Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce

 

Chieu Nguyen

Vietnamese American Aerospace Peer Association

Amanda Mai Vu Dwight

Vietnamese American Bar Association of SoCal

Trung Ta

Founding Chairman, Vietnamese Cultural Center

Josh Lowenthal

President, FreeConferenceCall.com

Commissioner Arnel Dino

City of Fullerton

Angana Pathak

Democratic Club of Seal Beach

Ryan Walker

Orange County LGBT Pride

Olaina Anderson

Orange County Moms Demand Action

OC Schools Educators Association (OCSEA-CTA)

Representing OC Public School Teachers and Staff

Amy Chua

Professor, Yale Law School

Alex Knopp

Clinical Professor, Yale Law School

 

David Rosen

Clinical Professor, Yale Law School

Candice Nguyen

Clinical Professor, Columbia Law School

Joseph Shufro

Professor, Southwestern Community College

Martin Salgado

Professor, Cerritos College

Jennifer Dixon Robinson

Teacher, Peterson Elementary (Huntington Beach)

 

Marianne Owen

Teacher, Oka Elementary (Fountain Valley)

 

Yen Ta

Teacher, Finley Elementary (Westminster)

Shayna Lathus

Teacher, Carr Intermediate (Santa Ana)

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Monica Dalton

Teacher, Saddleback High (Santa Ana)

 

Brendan Patch

Teacher, Edison High (Huntington Beach)

 

Susan Ballard

Teacher, Edison High (Huntington Beach)

 

Rick Meyers

Teacher, Edison High (Huntington Beach)

 

Jennifer Patch

Teacher, Edison High (Huntington Beach)

  

*Partial list. Titles for identification purposes only.