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

November 16, 1980 (1980-11-16) (age 40)
Sac City, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Brittany Watts (m. 2016)
Children 1
Education Campbell University
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.

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