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Who is Eric Swalwell?

Take a closer look at the Democratic presidential candidate.

Rep. Eric Swalwell

Born: November 16, 1980

Birthplace: Sac City, Iowa

Age on Inauguration Day:  40

Party affiliation: Democrat

Campaign website:  ericswalwell.com

Education:  University of Maryland (Bachelor’s degree in Government and Politics); University of Maryland Law (Juris Doctor)

Professions:  Prosecutor

Public office:  Alameda County, Calif. deputy district attorney (2006-2012); Dublin, Calif. town councilman (2010-2012); U.S. Representative from California (2013-present)

Personal: Swalwell and wife Brittany have two children. Swalwell was previously married then divorced with no children.

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Sources:  Congress.gov; Wall Street Journal; New York Times; USA TODAY; SFGate; Washington Post

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