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California Elections: Congressional District 15

Congressional District 15

All Districts > CD15: Hayward-San Ramon Vly-Livermore
[incumbent: Eric Swalwell Directory Page]

Probable Candidates: 2020

District Projection: Safe Democratic
  • Peter Y. Liu (Republican) -   
  • Austin Intal (Democratic) - Realtor  
  • Eric Swalwell (Democratic) - Member of Congress  
  • Don J. Grundmann (No Party Preference) - Doctor of Chiropractic  
  • Tojo Thomas (Democratic) - Deputy Probation Officer  
  • (i) = incumbent

    Until the filing period closes, candidates who have made gestures to a run are included. Some of these may not run, while others are likely to jump in.


    Following a three-month run for the Democratic presidential nomination, four-term incumbent Eric Swalwell is back running for re-election to the district that extends from Hayward on the west to the San Ramon Valley communities along the 680 corridor from Walnut Creek to Dublin and Pleasanton and into the Livermore Valley.

    Before his election to Congress in 2012, Swalwell was an assistant deputy attorney for the C . . .

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    District Geography

    Counties: Alameda (88.9%), Contra Costa (11.1%) of 390,708 registered voters.

    2016 Presidential Race

    • Hillary Clinton (D) 69.9%
    • Donald Trump (R) 24.2%

    2014 Gubernatorial Race

    • Edmund G. ("Jerry") Brown, Jr. (D) 69.7%
    • Neel Kashkari (R) 30.3%

    2012 Presidential Race

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


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

    The Bench (likely future candidates)