Residence: Rydal, Montgomery County.
Family: Husband, David. They have two grown sons, Daniel and Jordan.
Education: B.A., sociology, Simmons College (1970), M.S.W., Bryn Mawr College (1972).
Occupation: U.S. representative.
Campaign website: http://allysonschwartz.com/
Background: Cofounder and director of a Philadelphia women's health center (1975-88), deputy and acting commissioner of the Philadelphia Department of Human Services (1988-90), state senator (1990-2004), U.S. representative, (2005-present).