OnTheIssues.org
Home Issues Leaders Recent Grid Archive Senate House VoteMatch_Quiz FAQs
 On the issues:   Eric Swalwell   House   Match    |   CA Governor:  Antonio Villaraigosa  Eric Garcetti  Hilda Solis  Jerry Brown  Jerry Sanders  Neel Kashkari   California Senators:  Dianne Feinstein 

The Web
OnTheIssues.org
California House
Eric Swalwell
(Democrat, district 15)
On the issues>>

Contact Eric Swalwell

HouseMatch

Take the Quiz!

CA politicians

Wikipedia

Ballotpedia

AmericansElect

MyOcracy Quiz

Huffington Post Quiz

Senate races

SpeakOut!
Use a SpeakOut selector to define the choices on the causes and issues you care about.
Use a Selector
Read about the issues.
The Issues


Please consider a donation to support OnTheIssues (click above for PayPal; donations are not tax-deductible)

2012 Senate Races

AZ:Flake(R)
vs.Carmona(D)
vs.Hackbarth(R)
vs.Ruben(D)
CA:Feinstein(D)
vs.Emken(R)
vs.Lightfoot(G)
vs.Taitz(R)
vs.Holbrook(R)
CT:Murphy(D)
vs.McMahon(R)
vs.Bysiewicz(D)
vs.Shays(R)
DE:Carper(D)
vs.Wade(R)
vs.Pires(I)
FL:Nelson(D)
vs.Mack(R)
vs.Weldon(R)
vs.LeMieux(R)
HI:Hirono(D)
vs.Case(D)
vs.Lingle(R)
vs.Pirkowski(R)
IN:Lugar(R)
vs.Mourdock(R)
vs.Donnelly(D)
MA:Brown(R)
vs.Warren(D)
vs.Khazei(D)
MD:Cardin(D)
vs.Bongino(R)
vs.Sobhani(I)
vs.Wargotz(R)
vs.Capps(R)
vs.Vaughn(R)
ME:Dill(D)
vs.King(I)
vs.Summers(R)
vs.D`Amboise(R)
vs.Dunlap(D)
MI:Stabenow(D)
vs.Hoekstra(R)
vs.Boman(L)
vs.Hekman(R)
vs.Konetchy(R)
MN:Klobuchar(D)
vs.Bills(R)
vs.Arwood(R)
vs.Hernandez(R)
vs.Severson(R)
MO:McCaskill(D)
vs.Akin(R)
vs.Steelman(R)
vs.Brunner(R)
MS:Wicker(R)
vs.Gore(D)
MT:Tester(D)
vs.Rehberg(R)
ND:Heitkamp(D)
vs.Berg(R)
vs.Sand(R)
NE:Kerrey(D)
vs.Fischer(R)
vs.Flynn(R)
vs.Stenberg(R)
vs.Bruning(R)
NJ:Menendez(D)
vs.Kyrillos(R)
vs.Diakos(I)
vs.Booker(D)
vs.Linker(R)
NM:Heinrich(D)
vs.Wilson(R)
vs.Balderas(D)
vs.Sanchez(R)
NV:Heller(R)
vs.Berkley(D)
vs.Angle(R)
NY:Gillibrand(D)
vs.Long(R)
vs.Noren(I)
vs.Clark(G)
vs.Maragos(R)
vs.Turner(R)
OH:Brown(D)
vs.Mandel(R)
vs.Coughlin(R)
vs.Pryce(R)
PA:Casey(D)
vs.Smith(R)
vs.Scaringi(R)
vs.Welch(R)
vs.Rohrer(R)
RI:Whitehouse(D)
vs.Hinckley(R)
TN:Corker(R)
vs.Clayton(D)
vs.Poskevich(R)
TX:Cruz(R)
vs.Sadler(D)
vs.Roland(L)
vs.Dewhurst(R)
vs.Leppert(R)
UT:Hatch(R)
vs.Howell(D)
vs.Liljenquist(R)
vs.Ashdown(D)
vs.Chaffetz(R)
VA:Kaine(D)
vs.Allen(R)
vs.Radtke(R)
vs.Marshall(R)
vs.Donner(R)
VT:Sanders(I)
vs.MacGovern(R)
WA:Cantwell(D)
vs.Baumgartner(R)
WI:Thompson(R)
vs.Baldwin(D)
vs.Neumann(R)
vs.Schiess(R)
vs.Kagen(D)
WV:Manchin(D)
vs.Raese(R)
WY:Barrasso(R)
vs.Chesnut(D)
Senate incumbents

SenateMatch (matching quiz)
Senate Votes (analysis)

2011-12 House special elections

AZ-8:Giffords(D)
Jun.2012: Barber(D)
CA-36:Harman(D)
Jul.2011: Hahn(D)
KY-4:Davis(R)
Nov.2012(vacancy)
MI-11:McCotter(R)
Nov.2012(vacancy)
NV-2:Heller(R)
Sep.2011: Amodei(R)
NJ-10:Payne(D)
Nov.2012(vacancy)
NY-9:Weiner(D)
Sep.2011: Turner(R)
NY-26:Lee(R)
Sep.2011: Hochul(D)
OR-1:Wu(D)
Jan.2012: Bonamici(D)
WA-1:Inslee(D)
Nov.2012(vacancy)

House incumbents

HouseMatch
House Votes

Book Excerpts
(Candidate quotations organized by topic)


Please consider a donation to support OnTheIssues (click above for PayPal; donations are not tax-deductible)
Fun Stuff
Social Networking sites for OnTheIssues:
FaceBook
YouTube
MySpace
On The Issues

Promote Your Page Too
Prez-Veep-Senator
Our associated Yahoo discussion group
Our iPhone App
iPhone App with ads (free)
Our iPhone App
Same App without ads ($1.99)

Site Map
Home
(Main page)
Issues
(Organized by topic)
Candidates
(Organized by candidate)
Recent
(Most recent quotations)
Issue Grid
(Summary by topic)
Archives
(Debate and book excerpts)
VoteMatch
(Presidential Selector and Political Affiliation 20-question quiz)
The Forum
(Your views on the candidates and the issues)
Letters
(Other viewers' letters)
Write Us
(Your feedback to us)

Archives


Survey of 2012 House campaign websites

(click a picture above for excerpts or other books and debates by or about Eric_Swalwell)
  
International Issues  Domestic Issues   Economic Issues  Social Issues 
Foreign Policy Gun Control Budget & Economy Education
Homeland Security Crime Government Reform   Civil Rights
War & Peace Drugs Tax Reform Abortion
Free Trade Health Care Social Security Families & Children
Immigration  Technology Corporations Welfare & Poverty
Energy & Oil  Environment Jobs Principles & Values
Eric Swalwell on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Full access to contraception & reproductive health services. (Nov 2012)
  • Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions. (Jan 2015)
Eric Swalwell on Budget & Economy
Click here for the full quote on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
Eric Swalwell on Civil Rights
Click here for 5 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Full LGBT equality, including freedom to marry. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Feb 2013)
  • Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses. (Mar 2014)
Eric Swalwell on Corporations
Click here for 2 full quotes on Corporations OR background on Corporations.
  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Reform bankruptcy to protect jobs and retirement. (Apr 2014)
Eric Swalwell on Crime
Click here for the full quote on Crime OR background on Crime.
  • Rated 85% by the NAPO, indicating a tough-on-crime stance. (Dec 2014)
Eric Swalwell on Drugs
Click here for background on Drugs.
    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Eric Swalwell on Education
Click here for the full quote on Education OR background on Education.
  • Abolish NCLB and teaching to the test. (Nov 2012)
Eric Swalwell on Energy & Oil
Click here for the full quote on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • R&D--but also manufacturing--for clean energy technology. (Nov 2012)
Eric Swalwell on Environment
Click here for background on Environment.
    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Eric Swalwell on Families & Children
Click here for 2 full quotes on Families & Children OR background on Families & Children.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Six weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Feb 2015)
Eric Swalwell on Foreign Policy
Click here for the full quote on Foreign Policy OR background on Foreign Policy.
  • $500M and 3,000 troops to Africa to fight Ebola. (Aug 2014)
Eric Swalwell on Free Trade
Click here for 2 full quotes on Free Trade OR background on Free Trade.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
  • $25B more loans from Export-Import Bank. (Feb 2015)
Eric Swalwell on Government Reform
Click here for 8 full quotes on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Super PACS buy influence & game our political system. (Nov 2012)
  • Full disclosure of campaign spending. (Mar 2013)
  • Matching fund for small donors, with debate requirements. (Mar 2013)
  • No photo IDs to vote; they suppress the vote. (Jun 2014)
  • Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions. (Feb 2014)
  • Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers. (Jan 2015)
  • No separate contribution limits for party activities. (Jan 2015)
  • Automatic voter registration for all citizens. (Mar 2015)
Eric Swalwell on Gun Control
Click here for background on Gun Control.
    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Eric Swalwell on Health Care
Click here for the full quote on Health Care OR background on Health Care.
  • Work on preventative health care within ObamaCare. (Nov 2012)
Eric Swalwell on Homeland Security
Click here for 3 full quotes on Homeland Security OR background on Homeland Security.
  • Continue the hunt for Al-Qaeda leaders. (Nov 2012)
  • More benefits for veterans' valiant sacrifices. (Nov 2012)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Feb 2014)
Eric Swalwell on Immigration
Click here for the full quote on Immigration OR background on Immigration.
  • Support DREAM Act; but deport convicted criminals. (Nov 2012)
Eric Swalwell on Jobs
Click here for 2 full quotes on Jobs OR background on Jobs.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
Eric Swalwell on Principles & Values
Click here for the full quote on Principles & Values OR background on Principles & Values.
  • Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of separation of church & state. (Jan 2013)
Eric Swalwell on Social Security
Click here for 2 full quotes on Social Security OR background on Social Security.
  • Ensure our successful government programs for long-term. (Nov 2012)
  • Rated 100% by ARA, indicating a pro-Trust Fund stance. (Jan 2013)
Eric Swalwell on Tax Reform
Click here for the full quote on Tax Reform OR background on Tax Reform.
  • Fairer tax system with tax increase on wealthiest Americans. (Nov 2012)
Eric Swalwell on Technology
Click here for 3 full quotes on Technology OR background on Technology.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
  • Apply copyright inheritance to same-sex couples. (Jan 2015)
Eric Swalwell on War & Peace
Click here for 4 full quotes on War & Peace OR background on War & Peace.
  • Speedier withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan. (Nov 2012)
  • Don't let Iran get one step closer to nukes. (Nov 2012)
  • Intervene in Iraq to protect persecuted Christians. (Jul 2014)
  • Work with Iraqi government to fight ISIL. (Aug 2014)
Eric Swalwell on Welfare & Poverty
Click here for the full quote on Welfare & Poverty OR background on Welfare & Poverty.
  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
(Click here for VoteMatch quiz)
VoteMatch Question & Answer
(Click on question for explanation and background)
Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Full access to contraception & reproductive health services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Access safe, legal abortion without restrictions: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
Recognize 1961 Freedom Riders against segregated buses: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Full LGBT equality, including freedom to marry: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Apply copyright inheritance to same-sex couples: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+5 points on Social scale)
Rated 100% by the AU, indicating support of separation of church & state: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Work on preventative health care within ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ensure our successful government programs for long-term: Opposes topic 6
Rated 100% by ARA, indicating a pro-Trust Fund stance: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Abolish NCLB and teaching to the test: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
EPA regulations are too restrictive
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Rated 85% by the NAPO, indicating a tough-on-crime stance: Favors topic 9
Neutral on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fairer tax system with tax increase on wealthiest Americans: Strongly Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Support DREAM Act; but deport convicted criminals: Favors topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices: Strongly Opposes topic 13
$25B more loans from Export-Import Bank: Strongly Favors topic 13
Opposes topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
(-3 points on Economic scale)
$500M and 3,000 troops to Africa to fight Ebola: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
More benefits for veterans' valiant sacrifices: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
(+5 points on Social scale)
Super PACS buy influence & game our political system: Strongly Favors topic 16
Full disclosure of campaign spending: Strongly Favors topic 16
Matching fund for small donors, with debate requirements: Favors topic 16
No photo IDs to vote; they suppress the vote: Favors topic 16
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Public financing of federal campaigns by voter vouchers: Favors topic 16
No separate contribution limits for party activities: Favors topic 16
Automatic voter registration for all citizens: Strongly Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
(-3 points on Social scale)
Speedier withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan: Favors topic 17
Don't let Iran get one step closer to nukes: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Intervene in Iraq to protect persecuted Christians: Opposes topic 17
Work with Iraqi government to fight ISIL: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
R&D--but also manufacturing--for clean energy technology: Strongly Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects: Favors topic 20
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Eric Swalwell is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
Click here for explanation of political philosophy.
Click here for VoteMatch quiz.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  

Home | Issues | Candidates | Most Recent Quote | Books + Debates | Senate | VoteMatch | About Us | Contact OnTheIssues | Contact Eric_Swalwell

Contact Eric_Swalwell:

* Official Contacts
 

* Candidate Profile
* Contact OnTheIssues:

submit @ OnTheIssues . org
OnTheIssues reports on issues, and has no contacts with campaigns except as linked above.
Mail
Send donations or submit quotations to:
On The Issues
1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630
Cambridge, MA 02140
Logo
Copyright 1999-2013
by OnTheIssues.org
Reprinting by permission only.




WM_logo Written by
WebMerchants


IWP_logo Powered by
Instant Web Page
Page last updated: Feb 13, 2016

Reproduction of material from any OnTheIssues.org pages without written permission is prohibited.
Copyright © 1999-2015 OnTheIssues.org & the SpeakOut Foundation, all rights reserved.
OnTheIssues.org 1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630, Cambridge MA 02140

E-mail us at:submit at OnTheIssues.org
(Editorial staff, for news and corrections)
Business information (Dr. Naomi Lichtenberg, for partnerships and advertising)
Political information (Jesse Gordon, for content and technical matters)
About Us (We report about campaigns; please don't write us if you want to reach any campaign!)
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.