Former Santa Barbara County Supervisor Salud Carbajal was elected in 2016 to succeed JStreetPAC endorsees Lois Capps in central California’s 24th Congressional District. In Congress, Carbajal sits on the Committees on the Armed Services and the Budget.
Salud visited Israel while serving as a County Councilman. He supports a two-state solution that recognizes Israel’s right to exist while providing a permanent homeland for the Palestinian people. Carbajal believes the United States has a strong role to play in order to encourage the kind of atmosphere necessary to bring about the conditions for a durable final status agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians. He was also an early and avid supported the JCPOA, arguing that diplomacy should always take priority over military force to achieve strategic goals when possible.