Tram Nguyen is a Democrat running for state representative in the 18th Essex district, which includes parts of Andover, Boxford, North Andover, and Tewksbury. Tram is a legal aid attorney who helps those most in need. She and her family fled to the United States from communist Vietnam when she was only 5. Her parents both worked to support her as she attended public schools in Lawrence and Methuen. Tram understands the struggles that face working families in Massachusetts and wants to ensure that they are treated fairly and with respect. She will fight for a higher minimum wage, against wage theft and exploitation, and will support our public schools.