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Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.)

District: 15th District
Political Highlights: Dublin Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission, 2006-08; Dublin Planning Commission, 2008-10; Dublin City Council, 2010-13; U.S. House of Representatives, 2013-present
Born: Nov. 16, 1980; Sac City, Iowa
Residence: Dublin
Religion: Christian
Family: Single
Education: Campbell U., attended 1999-2001; U. of Maryland, B.A. 2003; U. of Maryland, J.D. 2006
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 2012 (2nd term)
Committee Assignments: Science, Space & Technology (Energy; Research and Technology); Select Intelligence (CIA - Ranking Member; Defense Intelligence & Overhead Architecture)

Election History
2014generalEric Swalwell (D) 99,75669.8
Hugh Bussell (R) 43,15030.2
2012generalEric Swalwell (D) 120,38852.1
Pete Stark (D) 110,64647.9
Roll Call Vitals


on the House Seniority List

Fellow California Rep. George Miller (D) is 5th.


California is 1st on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state.


Twitter Followers (@repswalwell)

Rep. Eric Swalwell has no appearances on Sunday talk shows.

Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) has the most appearances so far this year.

Roll Call and CQ Weekly use ratings assigned by the Rothenberg Political Report, which are defined as follows: SAFE: As of today, the party indicated is all but certain to win the seat. FAVORED: One candidate has a substantial advantage, but an upset is still possible. LEAN: The party indicated has the edge, but the outcome is less certain than for races rated as favored. TILT: The outcome is effectively regarded as a tossup for each of these highly competitive seats, although the party indicated has a slight edge. TOSSUP: Neither party has an edge in these contests.