So far, this is how much each candidate has been able to raise. In the past two elections, Jim Le Munyon had raised on the average of about $450K while his opponents on the average of about $350K.
Hung Nguyen is behind in his effort despiste being supported by the Democratic Party and Labor Unions. But he has a chance if he could get his Asian-American base to vote for him. So far, they have been reluctant to give him money. Vietnamese-Americans in his district are well to do professionals so he will need to get them more interested in his candidacy.
The mainstream Vietnamese-Americans are neutral about him at the moment. He is mainly being supported by a quasi-political group called Viet Tan. This is a controversial anti-communist group in California that is known for their militant efforts to overthrow the Vietnamese government.