Eric Swalwell qualifies for the Democratic debates

Eric Swalwell qualifies for the Democratic debates
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Rep. Eric SwalwellEric Michael SwalwellMarkey fundraises ahead of Kennedy primary challenge The Hill's Campaign Report: De Blasio drops out | Warren gains support from black voters | Sanders retools campaign team | Warning signs for Tillis in NC Swalwell to DNI: 'You do not have to be a part of a lawless administration' MORE (D-Calif.) qualified for the Democratic presidential primary debates Tuesday after polling at at least 1 percent in three polls recognized by the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

The California lawmaker, who launched his campaign earlier this month, got the support necessary to qualify in a CNN–SRSS poll released early Tuesday.

That survey was also the third recognized poll in which Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardAnalysis: 2020 digital spending vastly outpaces TV ads Sanders searches for answers amid Warren steamroller Kavanaugh book author on impeachment calls: 'That's not our determination to make' MORE (D-Hawaii) reached 1 percent, although she had already qualified by the number of unique donors.

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To be eligible for the 12 debates planned in the 2020 cycle, candidates must receive support from at least 1 percent of respondents in three separate polls recognized by the DNC or receive campaign contributions from at least 65,000 unique donors.

With Swalwell's qualification, four of the 21 candidates for 2020 have reportedly yet to meet either threshold.

The New York Times reported that Rep. Seth MoultonSeth MoultonMarkey fundraises ahead of Kennedy primary challenge The Hill's Campaign Report: De Blasio drops out | Warren gains support from black voters | Sanders retools campaign team | Warning signs for Tillis in NC Young insurgents aren't rushing to Kennedy's side in Markey fight MORE (Mass.), Miramar, Fla., Mayor Wayne MessamWayne Martin MessamThe Hill's Campaign Report: De Blasio drops out | Warren gains support from black voters | Sanders retools campaign team | Warning signs for Tillis in NC Poll: Biden leads Democratic field by 10 points in Florida Nearly 60 US mayors pen op-ed backing Buttigieg's 2020 bid MORE and writer Marianne WilliamsonMarianne Williamson2020 Democrats defend climate priorities in MSNBC forum Overnight Energy: Trump officials formally revoke California emissions waiver | EPA's Wheeler dodges questions about targeting San Francisco over homelessness | 2020 Dems duke it out at second climate forum Williamson: Climate change result of an 'amoral' economic system MORE have not yet qualified. Meanwhile, a campaign official for former Sen. Mike Gravel (Alaska) told The Hill he also has yet to qualify.

The first debate of the 2020 cycle will be held June 26 and 27 in Miami, and the second will be a month later in Detroit.

The DNC has said that if more than 20 candidates qualify for the debates, those that meet both thresholds will be prioritized.