Rep. Michael “Mike” Honda

Representative from California’s 17th District, Democrat

Honda, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 17th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

He was previously the representative for California's 15th congressional district (2001-2012).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Honda has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Honda is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Michael “Mike” Honda sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Honda sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (31%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (23%) Taxation (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) International Affairs (7%) Immigration (7%) Economics and Public Finance (6%)

Recent Bills

Some of Honda’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 2001 to May 2016, Honda missed 479 of 10,700 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is worse than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 89 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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