Mike Honda

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Mike Honda

Michael Makoto Honda (born June 27, 1941), also known as Mike Honda, is an American politician. He was the U.S. Representative for the 17th District of California until 2017 when he lost to Democrat Ro Khanna.[1]

Early life[change | change source]

Honda was born in Walnut Grove, California in 1941.[1] He is the son of Japanese American parents. He calls himself Sansei, which means that he is the grandson of people born in Japan who immigrated to the US.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, "Honda, Mike (1941- )"; retrieved 2012-12-2.
  2. "Transcript of Mike Honda's DNC speech," August 27, 2009; excerpt, "I am a proud Sansei Democrat and a Silicon Valley Congressman. But above all, I'm a teacher"; retrieved 2012-12-2.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Mike Honda at Wikimedia Commons