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15th Congressional District: Eric Swalwell

October 10, 2014 

Eric Swalwell has proven to be an effective and responsive representative, earning the right to be reelected as the Congressman for District 15.

He makes it a point to be on hand for district activities, having taken part in 1200 meetings and events ranging from town hall sessions to parades. At the same time, he participates in Congressional discussions and votes, logging 425,000 air miles.

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Swalwell takes first, Bussell emerges as likely No. 2 over Corbett in 15th Congressional District...

By Josh Richman jrichman 6.3.2014

Rep. Eric Swalwell held his commanding lead in the 15th Congressional race, while it took hours before Republican challenger, Hugh Bussell, emerged as the likely number two over state Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett in Tuesday's primary election. 

Swalwell, D-Dublin, drew about 48 percent of the vote while Bussell, of Livermore, led Corbett, D-San Leandro, by 610 votes, or about one percentage point.

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About Eric Swalwell


As your representative, I’ve worked to bring new energy and ideas to Congress, and to expand economic opportunity and equality here in the East Bay. My top priority is creating good-paying, local jobs. To do so, I introduced the bipartisan Main Street Revival Act, offering small businesses a tax break to open in struggling communities.

I support our middle class because I’m from it. I was the first in my family to graduate college, doing so by working part-time jobs and earning an athletic scholarship. To reduce income inequality, I’ve co-sponsored legislation that guarantees women receive equal pay for equal work, increases the minimum wage, and prevents cuts to Social Security and Medicare.

I’ve stood up for those who have served our country, by helping hundreds of veterans receive over $750,000 in back benefits and co-authoring legislation to upgrade the benefits system to end its health claims backlog. As a former prosecutor, I’m committed to keeping our community safe. I voted to strengthen the... Read more

The Facts

  • Worked seven years as Alameda County prosecutor

  • Served on Dublin City Council (2010-2012)

  • Elected to Congress in 2012 - youngest member of the California delegation

  • Ranking member of House subcommittee on the CIA

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