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Congressional District 15
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All Districts > CD15: Hawyard-Pleas-Liv
[incumbent: Eric Swalwell (D) - term limit: none]

Probable Candidates: 2016

District Projection: Safe Democratic | ATC Partisan Index = 69.5 D
  • Hugh Bussell (Republican) - Technology Manager/Educator
    www.bussellforcongress.org  
  • (i) Eric Swalwell (Democratic) - United States Congressman
    www.swalwellforcongress.com  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Analysis

    In 2012, lawyer Eric Swalwell (D) took on 20-year House Democrat Pete Stark and won the East Bay seat. While his challenge of an incumbent from the same party wasn't receiv . . .

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    June 3, 2014 Primary Election Results
    Live Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Eric Swalwell (D)42,41949.1%553 of 553
    Hugh Bussell (R)22,22825.7%553 of 553
    Ellen M. Corbett (D)21,79825.2%553 of 553

    County Breakdown | Vote Count Tracker
    Source: California Secretary of State

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    District Voter Registration

    2012 Presidential Race

    • Barack Obama (D) 68.0%
    • Mitt Romney (R) 29.8%

    2010 Gubernatorial Race

    • Jerry Brown (D) 59.3%
    • Meg Whitman (R) 35.5%

    Fundraising

    Reported Fundraising
    (Total for this cycle)
    CandidateContributionsExpendituresCash on HandDebtFiling Period Close
    Swalwell, Eric Michael$603,378$256,542$655,156$02015-06-30
     
    Source: Federal Elections Commission

    2012 General Results

    November 6 General Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Eric Swalwell (D)120,38852.1%541 of 541
    Fortney Pete Stark (D)110,64647.9%541 of 541

    County Breakdown | Vote Count Tracker
    Source: California Secretary of State

    2012 Primary Results

    June 5 Primary Election Results
    Final Results
    CandidateVotesPercentPrecincts Reporting
    Fortney Pete Stark (D)39,94342.1%477 of 477
    Eric Swalwell (D)34,34736.2%477 of 477
    Christopher "Chris" J. Pareja (N)20,61821.7%477 of 477

    County Breakdown
    Source: California Secretary of State

    Demographics

    2010 Census Demographics for CD15
     AsianBlackLatino
    Citizen Voting-Age Population 22.3% 7.3% 15.5%
    Total Population 27.3% 6.8% 23.4%

    The Bench (likely future candidates)

  • Ellen Corbett (D) - Member, State Senate
  • Ro Khanna (D) - Attorney, former asst. deputy secty, Dept of Commerce
  • ...[suggest additions]
  • Discussion

    Mentions

    • 2014-03-07: CD15 (Hayward-Pleasanton-Livermore) CD31 (San Ber . . .
    • 2014-02-10: CD15 (Hayward-Pleasanton): No endorsement; Eric Sw . . .
    • 2014-02-03: CD15 (Hayward-Pleasanton) Reported Fundraising(To . . .
    • 2013-11-22: CD15 (Hayward/Pleasanton): New! Stark threate . . .
    • 2013-11-19: CD15 (Alameda): Bill Lockyer endorses Congressman . . .
    • 2013-10-16: CD15: At $279k, Eric Swalwell raised 7 times as mu . . .
    • 2013-07-30: CD15 (Fremont): Honda & Khanna Duke It Out Ov . . .
    • 2013-07-09: CD15: In my inbox: "Today, over 100 local leaders . . .
    • 2013-06-03: CD15 (Hayward-Livermore): Added State Senator . . .
    • 2013-05-14: CD15 (Hawyard-Pleas-Liv) - Safe Democrat *Eric . . .
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