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Santa Clara, Alameda County, CA June 3, 2014 Election
United States Representative; District 17 Voter Information

A runoff will be held on 11/4/2014 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes. The runoff will be held even if one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election.

Results as of Jul 1 4:10pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (352/352)

Runoff Election 11/4/2014

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Mike Honda Click here for more information about this candidate 43,607 votes 48.2%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: U.S. Representative (CA-17)
  • MA in Education, San Jose State University
  • 20 years of experience as an educator in Silicon Valley
  • Member, City of San Jose Planning Commission
  • Member, San Jose Unified School District Board of Education
  • Member, County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors
  • Member, California State Assembly
  • Jobs and the Economy
  • Education
  • Immigration and Healthcare
Ro Khanna Click here for more information about this candidate 25,384 votes 28.0%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Economics Author/Educator
  • Lecturer in Economics, Stanford University
  • Author, Entrepreneurial Nation (McGraw Hill 2012)
  • Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Intellectual Property Attorney, Wilson Sonsini
  • Job Creation and Economy
  • Education
  • Government Reform
Vanila Singh 15,359 votes 17.0% Joel Vanlandingham 6,154 votes 6.8%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Technology Company Executive

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