Eric Swalwell

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16, 1980
Sac City, IA
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16, 1980 (age 40)
Sac City, IA


American politician who is known for having served as a US Representative from California's 15th congressional district. He gained attention in 2019 when he announced his candidacy for the 2020 Presidential campaign as a member of the Democratic Party. 

Before Fame

He attended Campbell University in North Carolina on a soccer scholarship. He transferred to the University of Maryland, College Park and earned his Bachelor's Degree in government and politics. He then enrolled in the University of Maryland School of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor in 2006. After several internships, he was elected to Dublin City Council in 2010 before being elected to the House of Representatives in November of 2012. 


In April of 2015, he founded Future Forum, a group of young House Democrats focused on the concern of millennials. 

Family Life

While he was born in Sac City, Iowa, he was raised in Dublin, California. He married Brittany Watts in 2016 and together they have two children. 

Associated With

In April of 2019, he announced his 2020 Presidential campaign on an episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert