SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — A KPIX 5 phone survey taken this week showed strong support among South Bay women and seniors for incumbent Rep. Mike Honda in his 17th Congressional District re-election bid.

With less than two weeks remaining before the June 3 primary, 40% of registered voters surveyed in KPIX 5’s exclusive telephone poll — conducted by SurveyUSA between Tuesday and Thursday May 20-22 — supported Honda, with 21% favoring Ro Khanna. Vanila Singh polled 8% followed by Republican candidate Joel VanLandingham at just 6%.

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In addition to his support among women and seniors, Honda’s numbers were boosted by registered Democrats, liberals and middle-income voters. Khanna is backed by Asian Americans, independents, moderates and affluent voters.