OC Register: Do Dismisses Residency Allegations

First District Supervisor Andrew Do is dismissing allegations that he lives outside of his district, according to an article Tuesday by the Orange County Register.

The Register article follows a Voice of OC report Monday in which an assistant district attorney confirmed an ongoing investigation into disputes about Do’s residency, which have dogged him since he was elected to the Garden Grove City Council in 2008.

State law requires candidates to live in the district they seek to represent.

Both the District Attorney’s Office and Do declined to comment for Voice of OC’s article.

Do told the Register that he moved to Westminster to run for office, but has since moved for good.

Do acknowledged that he bought the Westminster house in the 1st District so he could meet the residency requirements to run for the office, which he won in the November election. But he disputed Flores’ claim that he might still live in the North Tustin home.

“Catch me not living in the district and then we can talk,” he said. “If he feels that strongly about it, he can camp outside my house and watch me go to work every morning. I go to work between 7:45 and 8, so he doesn’t even have to spend the night. Make sure he waves.”

District attorney spokeswoman Roxi Fyad said her office is still considering whether to investigate the complaint filed by Flores on Feb. 18.

“It’s not being investigated yet. It’s just under review,” Fyad said Monday.

Read the full article by Martin Wisckol on the Register website.

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