Congressman Swalwell, wife celebrate birth of first child

Son Nelson born Thursday night in San Ramon

Pleasanton's U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) and wife Brittany welcomed their first child on Thursday night with the birth of their son Nelson.

"Brittany & I welcome Nelson, born last night in CA. Mom & baby are healthy. We just adore him & he's already seeking constituent services," the congressman said Friday in a tweet announcing the birth.

The baby boy – whose formal name is Eric Nelson Swalwell, but he'll go by Nelson – was born around 9 p.m. Thursday in San Ramon, weighing in at seven pounds and 15 ounces, according to Swalwell's office. Though he shares a first name with his father, young Nelson has a different middle name.

A 36-year-old Dublin native, Congressman Swalwell is in his third term representing the 15th District, which includes Pleasanton, San Ramon, Dublin, Livermore, Union City, parts of Fremont, and the unincorporated areas of Castro Valley, San Lorenzo, Sunol, Ashland, Cherryland and Fairview.


13 people like this
Posted by Brian Dunkel
a resident of Kottinger Ranch
on May 21, 2017 at 5:34 pm

Congratulations Congressman Swalwell. Our best regards to you and your new little family. Enjoy...

6 people like this
Posted by Roberta Lewis
a resident of Downtown
on May 22, 2017 at 12:18 pm

Congratulations to the Swalwell family!!!

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Posted by Vivian N
a resident of Dublin
on May 23, 2017 at 9:57 am

All your devoted members of NARFE TriValley Chapter congratulate you on your new family. He is precious, and surely will have your great personality.

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Posted by yolanda w
a resident of Avila
on May 23, 2017 at 7:28 pm

baby gift... kids version of "conflict of visions" by tom sowell in the mail

the congressman may want to check it out too if get the chance.

in case any folks are curious, from the wikapeda website:

"Sowell's opening chapter attempts to answer the question of why the same people tend to be political adversaries in issue after issue, when the issues vary enormously in subject matter and sometimes hardly seem connected to one another."

congrats to the family! babes are so precious

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Posted by Helen442
a resident of Bordeaux Estates
on May 25, 2017 at 12:43 am

Helen442 is a registered user.

Brittany, giving a birth is such a beautiful gift from God, so much joy! The whole community congratulates you on this very important moment of your life. Me and my whole family will pray for you and your child all week.

God bless you!

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