Rep. Eric Swalwell

Representative from California’s 15th District, Democrat

Swalwell, a Democrat, has been the representative for California's 15th congressional district since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016) (map).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Swalwell has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Swalwell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Swalwell for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Eric Swalwell sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Swalwell sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Education (31%) Taxation (23%) Energy (15%) Labor and Employment (15%) Commerce (15%)

Recent Bills

Some of Swalwell’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Swalwell’s Vote Vote Description
Nay S. 1356: A bill to clarify that certain provisions of the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 will ...
Nov 5, 2015. Passed.
Aye H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 160: Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
No H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2262: SPACE Act of 2015
May 21, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed.
Yea H.R. 622: State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015
Apr 16, 2015. Passed.
Nay H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2013 to Dec 2016, Swalwell missed 55 of 2,515 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 10 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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