Congressional District 17
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All Districts > CD17: Milpitas
[incumbent: Mike Honda (D) - term limit: none]

Probable Candidates - 2014

District Projection: Safe Democrat | ATC Partisan Index = 67.8 D
  • Vanila Singh (Republican) - Medical Doctor/Teacher  
  • Joel Vanlandingham (Republican) - Technology Company Executive  
  • Ro Khanna (Democratic) - Economics Author/Educator  
  • (i) Mike Honda (Democratic) - United States Congressman  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Until the filing period closes, candidates who have made gestures to a run are included. Some of these may not run, while others are likely to jump in.

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 71.9%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 25.5%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 60.6%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 33.6%

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    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
    CandidateContributionsExpendituresCash on HandDebtFiling Period Close
    Honda, Mike$1,881,676$874,821$1,083,691$22,4723/31/14
    Khanna, Rohit$2,423,056$1,486,441$1,946,871$93,6143/31/14
    Singh, Vanila M$242,061$21,789$300,422$79,0003/31/14
    Source: Federal Elections Commission

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Mike Honda (D)159,39273.5%338 of 338
    Evelyn Li (R)57,33626.5%338 of 338

    County Breakdown | Vote Count Tracker
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Mike Honda (D)60,25266.7%298 of 298
    Evelyn Li (R)24,91627.6%298 of 298
    Charles Richardson (N)5,1635.7%298 of 298

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State


    2010 Census Demographics for CD17
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 37.8% 3.2% 13.6%
    Total Population 49.5% 2.5% 17.5%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)


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