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Eric Swalwell

American politician

Eric Michael Swalwell Jr. /ˈswɔːlˌwɛl/ (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.[1][2][3][4]

Eric Swalwell
Eric Swalwell 114th official photo.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 15th district
Assumed office
January 3, 2013
Preceded byPete Stark
Personal details
Born
Eric Michael Swalwell Jr.

(1980-11-16) November 16, 1980 (age 39)
Sac City, Iowa, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Brittany Watts (m. 2016)
Children1
EducationCampbell University
University of Maryland, College Park (BA)
University of Maryland, Baltimore (JD)
WebsiteHouse website

Swalwell announced his candidacy on April 8, 2019 for the Democratic presidential nomination in the upcoming 2020 election on April 8, 2019.[5] He dropped out from the race exactly three months later on July 8.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Lochhead, Carolyn. "Pete Stark behind Eric Swalwell in early returns". Blog.sfgate.com. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
  2. "U.S. House of Representatives District 15 districtwide results". Vote.sos.ca.gov. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
  3. "Dublin High School Alumni Eric Swalwell Defeats 40-Year Congressman Pete Stark". OneDublin.org.
  4. "Election 2012: Eric Swalwell defeats 20-term Rep. Pete Stark". Abclocal.go.com. Retrieved November 8, 2012.
  5. Tolan, Casey (April 8, 2019). "Eric Swalwell jumps into presidential race with long-shot White House bid". The Mercury News. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
  6. "Eric Swalwell Will Drop Out of the 2020 Presidential Race: Source". Time. July 8, 2019.

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