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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 Michael Honda (D) 159,392 73.5%
Evelyn Li (R) 57,336 26.5%
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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