In Fresno, Conservative Cambodian-American Fails to Unseat Longtime Democratic Incumbent

Long Beach, California – Republican Cambodian-American candidate Elizabeth Henglost her bid to unseat the Democratic incumbent Jim Costa for California’s 16th district in the midterm elections on Tuesday.

Costa, a seasoned politician, beat Heng 54.4 percent to 45.6 percent, according to the State’s primary results.

“My campaign was not for myself, but for the people of this valley, because I believed – and still believe – that we deserve better solutions to the issues we face,” Heng tweeted in a conceding message. “We’ve fought a hard battle this election season, but the fight does not stop here.”

Read the full story:

Related Stories

Latest News

The Weekly DispatchA new weekly newsletter from The Cambodia Daily delivering news, analysis and opinion to your inbox. Published every Friday at 11:30am. Sign up today.