Manpreet Kaur and Andrae Gonzales have made history in Bakersfield. Kaur is now the first Sikh woman to serve on the Bakersfield City Council and Gonzales is the first Latino Vice Mayor of Bakersfield.
As the election results came to an end a few races stuck out to Kern Sol News due to the change in positions or how close the race was.
These results are from the Kern County Elections Office. As of 9:46 a.m., 24,312 of 25,603 (95.1%) precincts have partially reported their results.
Thousands of people filled the Spectrum Amphitheater in Bakersfield Friday afternoon to attend the “Get out the Early Vote Rally” with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
After calling a special meeting in response to a board member submitting a resignation letter, the Bakersfield City School District Board of Trustees did not decide how it plans to fill a vacant seat at a meeting Monday.