Election Connection is 17 News’ comprehensive guide for all state, county and city primary elections. As you explore this page, you will find information on all the open races around the state and Kern County, candidate bios and news coverage for the 2022 primary elections to hopefully make you a smarter, more informed voter.

NOTE: Candidates have until the end of March 11, 2022 to officially file for candidacy and can file for extensions. KGET News will be making updates to this page as candidate changes occur.

County-wide Elections

Federal Offices

  • US Senator
  • US Rep, 13th District
  • US Rep, 20th District
  • US Rep, 21st District
  • US Rep, 22nd District

CA State Offices

  • Governor
  • Lt Governor
  • Secretary of State
  • Controller
  • Treasurer
  • Attorney General
  • Insurance Commissioner
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Board of Equalization, 1st District
  • Senator, 12th District
  • Senator, 14th District
  • Senator, 16th District
  • Member of Assembly, 32nd District
  • Member of Assembly, 33rd District
  • Member of Assembly, 35th District

Kern County Offices

  • Supervisor, 2nd District
  • Supervisor, 3rd District
  • Supervisor, 5th District
  • Assessor-Recorder
  • Auditor-Controller-Clerk
  • District Attorney
  • Sheriff
  • Treasure-Tax Collector
  • Water Agency Division 1
  • Water Agency Division 2
  • Water Agency Division 4
  • Water Agency Division 5

Judicial Offices

  • Offices 1-8, 11-19

City-wide Elections

Bakersfield

  • City Council, Ward 3
  • City Council, Ward 4
  • City Council, Ward 7

Delano

  • Mayor (appointed)
  • City Council

Ridgecrest

  • Mayor
  • City Council
  • City Council

Taft

  • Mayor (appointed)
  • City Council
  • City Council
  • City Council

Tehachapi

  • Mayor (appointed)
  • City Council, District 1
  • City Council, District 4
  • City Council, District 5

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