Candidate Details

Mike Honda

House - Incumbent

Rep. Mike Honda has represented California’s 17th Congressional District since 2001 and is running for his ninth term in 2016. He currently sits on the powerful Appropriations Committee and is chair emeritus of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus. Prior to serving in Congress, Rep. Honda was a Peace Corps volunteer and spent over 30 years as an educator before becoming a member of the California State Assembly. Rep. Honda has been a strong advocate of pro-Israel, pro-peace initiatives in Congress.