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Rep. Michael M. Honda (D-Calif.)

  • District: 17th District, South Bay and most of Fremont
  • Residence: San Jose
  • Born: June 27, 1941; Stockton, Calif.
  • Religion: Protestant
  • Family: Widowed; two children
  • Education: San Jose State U., B.S. 1969 (biological sciences); San Jose State U., B.A. 1970 (Spanish); San Jose State U., M.A. 1973 (education)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: San Jose School Board, 1981-90; Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, 1990-96; Calif. Assembly, 1996-00; U.S. House, 2001-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2000 (7th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Labor-HHS-Education)
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State Information: 17th District, South Bay and most of Fremont

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (CA-17 representative) Michael Honda (D) 159,392 73.5%
Evelyn Li (R) 57,336 26.5%
2010 general (CA-15 representative) Michael Honda (D) 126,147 67.6%
Scott Kirkland (R) 60,468 32.4%
2008 general (CA-15 representative) Michael Honda (D) 170,977 71.7%
Joyce Cordi (R) 55,489 23.3%
Peter Myers (GREEN) 12,123 5.1%
2006 general (CA-15 representative) Michael Honda (D) 115,532 72.3%
Raymond Chukwu (R) 44,186 27.7%
2004 general (CA-15 representative) Michael Honda (D) 154,385 72%
Raymond Chukwu (R) 59,953 28%
2002 general (CA-15 representative) Michael Honda (D) 87,482 65.8%
Linda Hermann (R) 41,251 31%
Jeff Landauer (LIBERT) 4,289 3.2%
2000 general (CA-15 representative) Michael Honda (D) 128,545 54.3%
Jim Cunneen (R) 99,866 42.2%
Ed Wimmers (LIBERT) 4,820 2%
Douglas Gorney (NL) 3,591 1.5%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 72% Mitt Romney: 26%
2008 Barack Obama: 71% John McCain: 29%

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