Marisa Wood is a teacher at Fairfax Junior High School and is running to represent California’s 20th Congressional district.
According to her campaign website, Wood was born in Danville, Calif., and has been in Kern County for 35 years.
She attended California Polytechnic State University.
Wood is married to her husband, John, and has three children, John Sidney, Casey and Jamie.
Learn more about Wood here.
Read 17 News’ coverage of Wood below.