Former Rep. Mike Honda Might Run for San Jose Mayor
Lost re-election in 2016 against Rep. Ro Khanna

Former Rep. Mike Honda, D-Calif., said talk of him running for mayor in San Jose is “flattering.” (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Former California Rep. Mike Honda is considering running for mayor of San Jose after losing his seat in the House in 2016.

When asked whether he was considering running by the San Jose Mercury News, the Democrat said, “I’m not saying no.”

Khanna Unseats Honda in California's 17th District
All-Democratic race was a rematch from 2014

Ro Khanna also challenged fellow Democrat Mike Honda in 2014. (CQ Roll Call file photo)


Democrat Ro Khanna will defeat Democratic Rep. Michael M. Honda in California’s 17th District, The Associated Press projects.