Press Releases

October 17, 2018

SLO Tribune endorses Salud Carbajal

The political world has changed dramatically over the past two years, but this much has stayed the same: Republican Justin Fareed is again gunning for a seat in Congress, but he’ll have to push veteran politician Salud Carbajal out of the way to get it.Two years ago, Carbajal, a Democrat, defeated Fareed by 7 percentage points to take the 24th District seat, following one of the most expensive congressional races in U.S. history.Now, they’re back at it: Fareed, a 30-year-old Young Gun (yes, … Continue Reading

October 09, 2018

LCV Action Fund Endorses Salud Carbajal for Re-Election

The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement support sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Salud Carbajal for re-election to California’s 24th Congressional District. “Representative Carbajal has quickly established himself as an environmental leader in Congress,” said LCV Action Fund Senior Vice President of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld. “He is a tireless advocate for permanently protecting … Continue Reading

October 04, 2018

SB Independent Endorses Carbajal for Congress

Maybe the race for the 24th Congressional District is as simple as this: a smile versus a sneer. Congressmember Salud Carbajal’s default facial expression is a smile, while that of his challenger, Justin Fareed, seems to be somewhere between a sneer and a snarl.Of course, there’s more to it than that. Carbajal is an accomplished and professional politician, a nondoctrinaire moderate-liberal, pro-choice, environment-minded Democrat with nearly 30 years of government service under his belt. He … Continue Reading

June 06, 2018

Carbajal Wins Resounding Victory in Central Coast Primary Election

Santa Barbara - Today, Congressman Salud Carbajal released the following statement after finishing first in California's 24th District primary election and advancing to the November general election: "I'm very grateful to have received such a strong showing of support from Central Coast residents in this primary election. It is a privilege to represent our community's voice in Congress, and to work everyday to strengthen our local economy and create more good-paying jobs on the Central … Continue Reading

November 05, 2016

Hillary Clinton Strongly Endorses Salud Carbajal for Congress

Clinton understands that we are stronger together and with Salud Carbajal in Congress, she knows she'll have a partner who will focus on finding solutions to the issues our country faces and grow an economy that works for everyone. "I am very proud to endorse Salud Carbajal for California's 24th District in the House of Representatives," said Hillary Clinton. "As president, I'll need partners like Salud in Congress who are committed to fighting wage discrimination, taking on the threat of … Continue Reading

October 24, 2016

Barack Obama Endorses Salud Carbajal for Congress in CA-24

Obama recognizes Carbajal's long record of public service advocating for Central Coast working and middle-class families and fighting to protect our coastline. Obama previously appointed Carbajal to serve on the President's Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience. "I'm proud to endorse Salud Carbajal for the United States House of Representatives," said Barack Obama. "In Congress, Salud will be the kind of progressive leader we need to build on all of the progress we've made over … Continue Reading

October 13, 2016

The San Luis Obispo Tribune Endorses Salud Carbajal for Congress

EXCERPTS: Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal, the Democratic nominee for Congress, is the clear choice to succeed Rep. Lois Capps. His military service and his background in counseling have made him keenly aware of the challenges facing veterans, especially when it comes to medical care. On the Board of Supervisors, Carbajal developed a reputation for his ability to work with his conservative colleagues to pass programs such as a climate change action plan, health insurance … Continue Reading

October 13, 2016

New Carbajal Ad – Fareed Too Late To Disown Trump

Justin Fareed endorsed Donald Trump for President in the Montecito Journal in May of this year. After months of criticism for Fareed's endorsement of Donald Trump, he is only now pulling his support for the candidate after public outrage over now infamous tapes were released of Donald Trump bragging about sexual assault. In the past few days, Trump has been accused of sexually assaulting two women, hitting on 10-year-old girls and walking in on "half-naked" Miss USA contestants. Fareed seems … Continue Reading

October 07, 2016

Ventura County Star Endorses Salud Carbajal

Editorial: Elect Carbajal in 24th House district EXCERPTS: [Carbajal is] the best choice to continue making sure the needs of our county, and the 24th District, are addressed by Congress and federal agencies. His priorities mirror those of the national Democratic Party platform: economic opportunity, education, comprehensive immigration reform and climate change. Carbajal will be a solid vote for those core value issues, although he says he is not an ideologue, particularly when it … Continue Reading

October 06, 2016

Santa Barbara Independent Endorses Salud Carbajal

2016 Election Endorsements Congress: Salud Carbajal EXCERPTS: Experience counts and knowledge matters, but most important is performance. Judging by any of these standards, Salud Carbajal is by far the best and most obvious choice in the race for the 24th Congressional District. He is uncommonly accessible and knowledgeable about the issues. No one in the County Administration building works harder. Most candidates nowadays promise to reach across the aisle…fewer have had any … Continue Reading

October 03, 2016

Governor Jerry Brown Endorses Salud Carbajal

On Monday, California Governor Jerry Brown announced his support for Salud Carbajal in the race to represent California's 24th Congressional District. Governor Brown recognizes Salud Carbajal's commitment to helping middle-class families get ahead and his experience leading efforts to combat the devastating effects of climate change. Carbajal served with Governor Brown on President Obama's task force on climate preparedness and resilience. Brown also appointed Carbajal to California's State … Continue Reading

September 29, 2016

Fund to End Gun Violence Endorses Salud Carbajal for Congress

First announced earlier this year, the Fund to End Gun Violence will direct grassroots support to House and Senate candidates who support commonsense measures to stop the epidemic of gun violence that kills thousands of Americans each year. "We all remember a time not that long ago when Democrats avoided talking about guns - especially as candidates in competitive campaigns. But this year has marked a sea change in the fight to reduce gun violence. With ninety percent of voters behind us, … Continue Reading

September 13, 2016

Carbajal Serves as a Voice for Veterans in New Television Spot

Today, Supervisor Salud Carbajal's campaign for the 24th Congressional District released its first television ad since the primary election, highlighting his commitment to Central Coast veterans. As a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, Carbajal understands the challenges veterans face and will serve as a voice for veterans in Washington. In April, Carbajal outlined his policy priorities in Congress to address the needs of our nation's veterans, including modernizing the Department … Continue Reading

September 09, 2016

CA Peace Officers, Santa Barbara Sheriffs’ Deputies Back Salud Carbajal for Congress

Endorsements signal strong support among public safety officials and organizations throughout the Central Coast Today, Salud Carbajal's campaign announced the endorsement of two prominent law enforcement groups for the 24th Congressional District seat. The Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC), representing more than 64,000 California public safety members and the Santa Barbara County Deputy Sheriff's Association join retiring Congresswoman Lois Capps in addition to many … Continue Reading

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