FILE - In this March 9, 2015 file photo state Sen. Janet Nguyen, R-Garden Grove, speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Nguyen, who narrowly lost her re-election bid to Democrat Tom Umberg, is requesting a partial recount of ballots in Orange County, it was announced Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.
FILE - In this March 9, 2015 file photo state Sen. Janet Nguyen, R-Garden Grove, speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Nguyen, who narrowly lost her re-election bid to Democrat Tom Umberg, is requesting a partial recount of ballots in Orange County, it was announced Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Rich Pedroncelli, file AP Photo
FILE - In this March 9, 2015 file photo state Sen. Janet Nguyen, R-Garden Grove, speaks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Nguyen, who narrowly lost her re-election bid to Democrat Tom Umberg, is requesting a partial recount of ballots in Orange County, it was announced Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Rich Pedroncelli, file AP Photo