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Making A Difference for Orange County

 

A first-generation immigrant who fled Vietnam with his family to escape communism, Andrew Do has an outstanding record of giving back to the community where his family found freedom and opportunity.

 

Real Results for Our Communities

 

A former businessman, educator, prosecutor, and judge pro tem

Led efforts to help veterans get the care and benefits they deserve

Provided better services and new shelters for the homeless

Worked to improve healthcare access for those in need

Put violent criminals behind bars, still fighting to keep our families safe

 

HOMELESSNESS: Taking Action to Help Those in Need

 

Our military vets deserve more than what the Department of Veterans Affairs is giving them. Supervisor Andrew Do has worked to help homeless veterans and insists that our heroes get the medical care and benefits that they deserve.


Andrew Do has led Orange County’s homeless response and delivered tangible results:

  • Converted Santa Ana bus terminal into a new homeless shelter
  • Appointed a Homeless Czar to cut through red tape
  • Supported housing assistance for homeless veterans
  • Invested in Orange County’s first permanent year-round shelter in Anaheim
  • Fast-tracked an emergency El Niño storm center
  • Obtained millions of dollars in state and federal emergency aid and housing programs
  • Streamlined Orange County’s mental health programs to help individuals with mental illness and substance abuse problems.

 

Thanks to Supervisor Andrew Do’s leadership, Orange County’s new homeless shelter is providing a hot meal, clean shower and safe place to sleep for hundreds of homeless families.

 

 

 

 

PUBLIC SAFETY: Keeping Our Neighborhoods Safe

 

Violence can destroy a family and our communities.

 

As a former Orange County Deputy District Attorney and member of the Orange County’s Sexual Assault Unit, Andrew Do has successfully prosecuted violent sexual predators. He will always fight to protect our community from violence.


As our County Supervisor, Andrew Do opposed budget cuts to public safety. He also responded to the state’s early release of convicted criminals by investing $24 million dollars in the Orange County Sheriff’s Department -- money that was used to keep 900 violent predators off the street and upgrade equipment at Orange County’s Crime Lab.

 

 

HEALTH CARE: Expanding Access & Putting Patients First

 

Every patient should have access to high-quality health care.


Supervisor Andrew Do believes our health care system should put patients first. Bureaucratic obstacles should never block a patient’s access to care. That’s why he has worked with the Orange County Health Care Agency and CalOptima to give patients more control over their health care decisions.


During his first term, Andrew Do succeeded in implementing patient-centered reforms at CalOptima, the county’s public health plan for the poor and disabled. Orange County has streamlined senior health benefits through its OneCare Connect program, which grants seniors greater control over their medical decisions.

 


OPPORTUNITY: Creating Opportunities for Every Community

 

Every child in Orange County deserves a safe place to play.


Supervisor Andrew Do has expanded recreational facilities in Central Orange County – adding more parks, bike trails and green spaces. He’s committed to providing every child with a safe place to get out and be active. 


As our County Supervisor, Andrew Do helped obtain $9.2 million to expand and improve bike trails and walking paths in Santa Ana, Westminster and Garden Grove. Later this year, the county will complete the Santa Ana Gardens Bikeway, which will provide children in Santa Ana with a safe route to and from school.

 

 

Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do