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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election

District 17 — U.S. House of Representatives

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About this office

Representatives are elected to two-year terms to represent the people of a specific congressional district in the federal government. They introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and are responsible for approving federal taxes.
For this office, only the two candidates who get the most votes in the primary election advance to the general election. The two candidates may be from the same political party.
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Candidates

You can vote for 1 of these 6 candidates.

Ro Khanna

Democratic
Economics Lecturer, Author, Former...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Make college affordable and debt free, and increase...
  2. Increase funding for public schools, and bring more...
  3. Revitalize the middle class by bringing back manufacturing...
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Mike Honda

Democratic
United States Congressman
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Continued advocacy for federal investments in infrastructure...
  2. Leading the fight against income inequality in Congress
  3. Continued vocal advocacy and leadership on the war...
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Peter Kuo

Republican
Small Business Owner
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Education-Common Core is not working. We need to fix...
  2. Economy-We need to encourage and foster innovation...
  3. We need to solve our traffic and infrastructure issues--unbalanced...
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Pierluigi C. Oliverio

Democratic
San Jose City Councilmember/High-Tech...
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Implement bipartisan recommendations on the National...
  2. Lower income taxes and maintain the home mortgage...
  3. Do not pay Congress until it fortifies Social Security
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Kennita Watson

Libertarian
retired software professional
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Restore lost civil liberties
  2. Expose and eliminate conflicts of interest
  3. Eliminate waste in the interests of balancing the...
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