Rep. Eric Swalwell wins California's 15th Congressional District seat

Rep. Eric Swalwell, a Democrat, has won another term representing California's 15th Congressional District, beating Rudy Peters, a Republican.

With all precincts reporting, Swalwell has 73 percent of the vote, followed by Peters with 27 percent.

Swalwell has represented the district in the House since 2013.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of California's House seats have been decided; seven switched hands, all going to Democrats.

The number of votes cast for Democrats in House races has increased 55.0 percent from the 2014 midterms, compared with an increase of 25.6 percent for Republicans.

The district went for Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 by a margin of 44.9 points. Clinton won California by 30 points.

Data is from the Associated Press. This story may be updated if more information becomes available. It is powered by Heliograf, The Post's artificial intelligence system.

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