| Member of the United States House of Representatives
|Assumed office |
January 3, 2017
|Preceded by||Lois Capps|
|Born|| Salud Ortiz Carbajal|
November 18, 1964 (age 56)
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Unit||United States Marine Corps Reserve|
Salud Ortiz Carbajal (//; born November 18, 1964) is an American politician who is the current United States Representative from California's 24th congressional district. He is a member of the Democratic Party.
Carbajal was born in Moroleón, Mexico in 1964 and later immigrated to the United States initially to Arizona, later settling in Oxnard, California with his family, where his father worked as a farmworker.
Santa Barbara County Board of SupervisorsEdit
U.S. House of RepresentativesEdit
In 2015, Carbajal announced his intentions to run for the 24th district, after incumbent Democrat Lois Capps announced her retirement. Carbajal was seen as one of the two Democratic frontrunners in the open primary, alongside Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider, and was rivaled by Republican frontrunners Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian, and small businessman and former Congressional aide Justin Fareed. The primary field consisted of 4 Democrats, 3 Republicans, and 2 independent candidates.
In the primary on June 7, Carbajal ultimately came in first, with 31.9% of the vote, amounting to 66,402 total popular votes. The runner-up was Fareed, who received 20.5% (42,521 votes).
In the general election on November 8, Carbajal received roughly 53.4% of the total vote over Fareed's 46.6%, which amounted to a popular vote margin of about 21,000 votes.
- Committee on Armed Services
- Committee on the Budget
- Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (Vice Chair)
- New Democrat Coalition
- House Baltic Caucus
- Congressional Hispanic Caucus
- Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
- Climate Solutions Caucus
- Congressional Solar Caucus
Carbajal currently lives in Santa Barbara, California and is married to Gina, with whom he has two children.
- List of Hispanic Americans in the United States Congress
- ↑ California Senate Daily Journal, July 20, 2017
- ↑ "Guide to the New Congress". Roll Call. http://info.cqrollcall.com/rs/764-XAC-282/images/CQ-NewMemberGuide-115thCongress.pdf. Retrieved January 3, 2017.
- ↑ Wire, Sarah D. (2016-11-16). "Meet California's newest members of Congress". http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-california-new-members-20161116-story.html.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 • . "Supervisor Salud Carbajal Announces Run for Congress". Independent.com. http://www.independent.com/news/2015/apr/09/supervisor-salud-carbajal-announces-run-congress/. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
- ↑ Martinez, Alys (October 27, 2016). "Salud Carbajal pushes to win congressional contest". KEYT. http://www.keyt.com/news/local-politics/carbajal-pushes-to-win-congressional-contest/133656135. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
- ↑ Admin, Student (November 1, 2016). "Q&A with Salud Carbajal, 24th Congressional District Candidate | The Bottom Line". Thebottomline.as.ucsb.edu. https://thebottomline.as.ucsb.edu/2016/11/qa-with-salud-carbajal-24th-congressional-district-candidate. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
- ↑ "How a congressional race in Santa Barbara became one of the most expensive in the country". LA Times. http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-outside-money-salud-carbajal-justin-fareed-20160911-snap-story.html. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
- ↑ "Salud Carbajal's Biography - The Voter's Self Defense System". Vote Smart. June 7, 2016. http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/81569/salud-carbajal. Retrieved November 9, 2016.
- ↑ "California General Election Results". California Secretary of State. http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/us-rep/district/24/.
- ↑ "Members". New Democrat Coalition. https://newdemocratcoalition-himes.house.gov/members. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
- ↑ "Members". House Baltic Caucus. http://housebalticcaucus.webs.com/members. Retrieved 21 February 2018.
- ↑ "Members". Congressional Hispanic Caucus. https://congressionalhispaniccaucus-lujangrisham.house.gov/members. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
- ↑ "Members". Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus. https://capac-chu.house.gov/members. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
- ↑ "90 Current Climate Solutions Caucus Members". Citizen´s Climate Lobby. https://citizensclimatelobby.org/climate-solutions-caucus/. Retrieved 20 October 2018.
- ↑ "Creation". Congressional Solar Caucus. https://rajaforcongress.com/news/bipartisan-congressional-solar-caucus-coalesces-tariff-decision/. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
- ↑ Salud Carbajal. "Membership". https://carbajal.house.gov/biography/committees.htm. Retrieved January 30, 2019.
- Congressman Salud Carbajal official U.S. House website
- Campaign website
- Salud Carbajal at Curlie
- Appearances on C-SPAN
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Profile at Project Vote Smart
- Financial information (federal office) at the Federal Election Commission
- Legislation sponsored at The Library of Congress
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from California's 24th congressional district
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