Bobby Jindal

Submitted by on Oct 21, 2015

Bobby Jindal

The American politician, former member of the House of Representatives, 55th Governor of Louisiana. Member of the Republican Party.

Author: Ivan Matkovskiy

On October 20, 2007, Jindal was elected governor of Louisiana; at that time he was only 36 years old. Bobby Jindal. thus he became the youngest governor of the US, the first non-white Governor of Louisiana and the first Indian-American governor in the country.

In 2008, Jindal became the most popular governor of the country; at that time it maintained 77 percent of voters.

Born Jindal in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the son of Amar and Raj Jindal; They once came to the country from Punjab, India. In 1988, he graduated from high school. At school, Bobby was fond of almost all in a row – he played tennis, led computer newspaper, selling candy and direct mail.

Jindal was one of 50 American students who won at Brown University training program for PLME; after that he was virtually guaranteed a place in medical school. Bobby, however, while no longer keen on social activities; This, however, did not prevent him to choose as additional specialization biology. He graduated from the University of Jindal in 1991, at age 20; on both his specialties, he earned a degree with honors.

In 1992, Jindal included in the all-American academic team. He was accepted immediately at Harvard Medical School and the Law School at Yale. Learning, however, he chose to New College, Oxford. A little later, he received a master’s degree in political science; He defended himself with the work on the development of the health system. For excellent study Jindal offered to continue their education; He, however, he refused the doctoral degree and entered the consulting firm ‘McKinsey & Company’.

In 1993, Jim McReary acquainted with Jindal Governor Mike Foster. In 1996 Foster appointed him to the post of Secretary of the Ministry of Health of Louisiana – in this area in the state employs about 12 thousand people and steep about 40 percent of the budget. Bobby became the youngest politician ever to hold this post. He tripped on a surprisingly effective – a branch of the 400 millionth deficit rose to 220 million surplus. Many, however, have criticized Jindal – surplus he achieved, among other things, by closing some of the most unprofitable clinics. However, even opponents of Bobby could not help but note that when it was launched quite a number and weight of

ma positive projects – so were accelerated work on global immunization of children and created a number of new services by working with the elderly and disabled.

The really famous, however, Jindal was only in 2003, during his first race for the governor’s seat. In open primaries he won, receiving 33 percent of the vote. Later, however, he had to fight with Kathleen Blanco Babino, Democratic candidate from Lafayette. Jindal failed to win even in his hometown of Blanco; This, however, did not help him in global terms – a total of Kathleen won 52 percent of the vote.

22 January 2007, Jindal announced his candidacy for the next gubernatorial race. According to preliminary interviews Bobby Jindal was leading; he remained a favorite in the future. In the primary election, he defeated 11 opponents in a row. In the end, he received 54 percent of the vote; Unfortunately, the main election, he again lost.

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