Today, Alameda County Supervisor, Scott Haggerty endorsed Dublin City Councilman, Eric Swalwell in his campaign for Congress in District 15. "Having represented Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin and Fremont I know our communities' needs. In Congress, Eric will be a champion for our area and work hard to create new jobs, support local transportation needs and protect our environment. We need a leader like Eric in Congress," said Haggerty.
Supervisor Haggerty was elected to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors in 1996 and is a regional leader on transportation and infrastructure issues. He represents Livermore, Dublin, portions of Fremont, and unincorporated areas of eastern Alameda County.
"I am honored to have the support of Supervisor Haggerty," said Swalwell. "His attentiveness to his constituents and his knowledge of the issues of importance to his district are well known and values we believe are vital to effective public service."
More than seventy five locally elected officials and community leaders have endorsed Swalwell for Congress across every community in the district. Support crosses party lines and also includes the mayor and every member of the Union City City Council. Swalwell also has the full support of local law enforcement including every police officer association, the Deputy Sheriffs Association, Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern, and Alameda County Sheriff Emeritus Charlie Plummer.