Ben Salango Bio: Net Worth, Election, Controversy, Education, Background - Everything About West Virginia Governor Contender 2020

Ben Salango is the Commissioner of Kanawha County. He is running for Governor of West Virginia in the 2020-year election. Ben is the candidate from the Democratic Party.

Ben Salango Early Life

Ben was raised in a small town called Glen Morgan in Raleigh Country. His parents struggled a lot for him and his siblings. They had a very small business to rely on. At the age of 15, Ben started to work by bagging groceries at Kroger.

Ben Salango Education 

He attended Shady Spring High School. Salango completed his graduation in Political Science from West Virginia University. Later he also joined West Virginia University of law. Studying in these universities, he understood the power of education and wanted people to get that facility. 

Ben Salango Family

Ben Salango is an amazing husband as well as a great father. He has a beautiful wife named Tera. He met Tera in 2000. Together they have two children. The name of the children is TJ and Caden. The family also has two dogs Brently and Rocco.

Ben Salango Career

Currently Ben is the Commissioner of Kanawha County Commission. He was elected to this post in 2017. With that he was a partner of Preston & Salango, Public Limited Liability Corporation. Ben also owns a company called 304 Tees in West Virginia, which only has local employees. From the very beginning, Ben is always a forward thinker. He has done a lot of work to enhance the people’s lives and give the local job to Kanawa’s people.

Ben Salango Governor Election 2020

 On June 9, 2020, Ben won the Democratic primary for the governor of West Virginia. He defeated Stephen Smith, Ron Strollings, Jody Murphy, and Douglas Hughes. Salango received 39%of the vote and Smith and Strolling followed him with 33% and 13%. Rest of the others didn’t receive more than 10%.

Ben Salango Net-worth 

With being a candidate for the election this year, Ben has certainly uplifted his career path. As per 2020, he net-worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.

Ben Salango Social media

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Facts And Information on Ben Salango
NameBen Salango
EducationShady Spring High School West Virginia University  West Virginia University of Law
CandidateGovernor of West Virginia
ProfessionCommissioner of Kanawha County
Wife/ChildrenTera/TJ and Caden
Net-worth$1.5 million

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