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Current job: Running for president of the United States as a Democratic candidate.

Age: 44

Family: Castro is married to Erica Lira, a former school teacher. Together they have a son and a daughter.

Hometown: San Antonio, Texas.

Political party: Democratic

Previous jobs: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 2014 to 2017; Mayor of San Antonio from 2009 to 2014.

 

What are Julián Castro’s political successes?

  • As mayor of San Antonio, Castro directed the city’s public utility to commit to 20% renewable energy by 2020.
  • During his tenure at the HUD Department, Castro launched ConnectHome, which boosted broadband and electronics to children homes across the United States.
  • He expanded fair housing rights to minority groups while at HUD.

How much money has Julián Castro raised?

In the first quarter of 2019, Castro raised $1.1 million from more than 50,000 contributions, bringing the total he has raised since announcing his bid last year to $2.2 million. Castro’s campaign said the average donation was $32. Castro has received donations from at least 65,000 donors as well, giving him another qualification for the Democratic primary debates.

Could Julián Castro beat President Trump?

Referring back to INSIDER’s recurring poll, Julian Castro overall is believed to be a fairly weak candidate in a general election against Donald Trump compared to the whole field. Among Democrats, Castro’s profile is lower and more obscure than he’d likely want to be at this early stage: less than 15% think he’d win, while over a third think he’d lose.

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