Date Of Birth & Birthplace: 7/21/1953 (Alamosa, CO) Race: White Hispanic: Yes Religion: Catholic Residence: Los Rincones, CO Education: BA in Business from Adams State College, Alamosa, CO Occupation: Colorado State Representative Office Type:U.S. House -- Colorado District 3
Quarterly Campaign Finance Information
Cash on Hand: $296,545
Total Receipts: $546,304
Total Disbursements: $249,758
Date of Last Report: 7/21/2004
John Salazar of Manassa, Colo., is a potato seed farmer and one-term state representative.
Salazar earned a degree in business from Adams State College. In addition to his political duties, he runs the family's 2,500-acre potato farm, using a private plane to get across the sprawling San Luis Valley.
He and his wife, Mary Lou, have three sons.
John Salazar was elected to the Colorado House in 2002. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary for the 3rd Congressional District.