Julián Castro's Website Following Presidential Campaign Launch
January 16, 2019
On January 12th, Julián Castro officially announced his candidacy for President in his hometown of San Antonio, TX. A Democrat, Castro previously served as mayor of San Antonio (2009–2014) and United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (2014–2017) under President Barack Obama.
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Colors used on the site include:
Light blue: #1077cb
Dark blue black: #000033
Light gray: #f6f6f6
Fonts used on the site include:
Fedra Serif A Book
Fedra Serif Display
A line broken by a star is used throughout the site.
CNN Reporter Hunter Schwarz wrote about Julián Castro's campaign logo and its ties to past campaigns by the candidate. https://twitter.com/hunterschwarz/status/1084860214606811138
Buttons and links changing in some way upon being rolled over by a mouse is common on the web. In the case of Julián Castro's website, the "Donate" button on his home page rotates. It's also circular, which isn't as common.[caption id="attachment_3447" align="aligncenter" width="998"]
Rotating Donate Button on Julián Castro’s website (Captured on 1/16/2019)[/caption]Before the official launch of his presidential candidacy, Julián Castro's site also incorporated yellow.[caption id="attachment_3450" align="aligncenter" width="300"]
Snapshot of Julián Castro's Site prior to formal launch of Presidential Campaign[/caption]