Salud Carbajal is an America-based politician who has been serving as the US representative for being California’s 24th congressional district since 2017. Currently, he is a member of the Democratic Party and has included the areas as district covers like San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, and Santa Barbara.
Carbajal was born on 18th November 1964 and was brought up in Moroleon, Mexico but later migrated to the United States in Arizona (initially) and later got settled in Oxnard, California with his family where his father used to work as a farmworker. Carbajal went to the University of California, Santa Barbara where he received the degree of bachelors. Later, he went to the Fielding Graduate University where he received his master’s degree in organizational management.
Salud Carbajal Career
Carbajal worked for the United States Marine Corps Reserve for almost eight years including his duties and responsibilities during the Gulf War. He was first elected for the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisions in 2004 where he represented the first district as Democrat. Later in 2008 and 2012, he was re-elected for the position. In 2015, he announced that he was interested in 24th District after incumbent Democrat Lois Capps announced her own retirement. On 7th June 2016, Carbajal came at first position while attaining 31.9% of the votes and amounting to a total of 66,402 votes.
That time, the first runner-up was Fareed who received almost 20.5% amounting to 42,521 of total votes. On 8th November in general elections, Carbajal received roughly 53.4% of the total votes where Fareed received 46.6% of the popular votes that amounted to almost 21,000 votes in total. Carbajal stood in the reelections for the second term and won against the Republican challenger Justin Fareed. He received almost 58.6% of votes and later again ran for the third term where he won against the Republican challenger Andy Caldwell who was a non-profit executive. In the third term, Carbajal received 58.7% of the total votes.
Salud Carbajal Biography
|Real Name||Salud Ortiz Carbajal|
|Birth Date||November 18, 1964|
|Age (as of 2021)||56 Years|
|Birth Place||Moroleon, Guanajuato, Mexico|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 78 kg – in Pounds – 171 lbs|
|College||University of California, Santa Barbara|
|Who is his wife?||Gina Carbajal|
Currently, Carbajal lives in Santa Barbara, California with his family. He is married to Gina with who he has two children. On 6th October 2020, Carbajal announced that he was tested position for the pandemic COVID-19. He is living a happy married life with his family and two sons. The sons are assumed to become adults as of now and they are also assumed to be married at this time.
Salud Carbajal Net Worth
Carbajal is assumed to have a net worth of around $752,497 as of 2017. His total assets include the amount of $32,500 out of which $8,000 is assumed to be invested to commercial banks. He is assumed to have a luxurious lifestyle for himself and his family. Whatever he earns comes from the political career that he has maintained for over a decade.
- While being County Supervisor, Carbajal has remained the supporter of the development of the Blue Ribbon Budget Task Force where he surveyed the county operations and budget processes.
- He also worked for the health and social service safety net program for the people who were having vulnerable residents while co-sponsoring the program for health insurance of all County’s children while spreading the creation of job skills and mentorship programs for the safety of youth risk throughout the County.
- He successfully appended $1 million for the Santa Barbara Veterans Treatment Courts and established legislations for homeless personalities to combat veterans.