|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from California's 15th district
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2013
|Preceded by||Pete Stark|
Eric Michael Swalwell Jr.
November 16, 1980
Sac City, Iowa, U.S.
Brittany Watts (m. 2016)
University of Maryland, College Park (BA)
University of Maryland, Baltimore (JD)
Eric Michael Swalwell Jr. // (born November 16, 1980) is an American politician. He served as the U.S. Representative from California's 15th congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He was elected in November 2012, beating incumbent Pete Stark, a fellow Democrat who had held the office since 1973. Swalwell took office on January 3, 2013.
Swalwell announced his candidacy on April 8, 2019 for the Democratic presidential nomination in the upcoming 2020 election on April 8, 2019. He dropped out from the race exactly three months later on July 8.
References[change | change source]
- Lochhead, Carolyn. "Pete Stark behind Eric Swalwell in early returns". Blog.sfgate.com. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
- "U.S. House of Representatives District 15 districtwide results". Vote.sos.ca.gov. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
- "Dublin High School Alumni Eric Swalwell Defeats 40-Year Congressman Pete Stark". OneDublin.org.
- "Election 2012: Eric Swalwell defeats 20-term Rep. Pete Stark". Abclocal.go.com. Retrieved November 8, 2012.
- Tolan, Casey (April 8, 2019). "Eric Swalwell jumps into presidential race with long-shot White House bid". The Mercury News. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
- "Eric Swalwell Will Drop Out of the 2020 Presidential Race: Source". Time. July 8, 2019.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Congressman Eric Swalwell official U.S. House site
- Eric Swalwell for Congress
- Eric Swalwell at the Open Directory Project
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Voting record maintained by The Washington Post
- Biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart
- Campaign finance reports and data at the Federal Election Commission
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