Nicole Parra is running to represent California’s new 16th Senate district.

She represents the democratic party.

She previously served as a member of the California State Assembly from the 30th district.

Parra, 52, was born in Bakersfield, Calif. She graduated from UC Berkley before earning a Juris Doctor from the Catholic University School of Law.

Parra is running against incumbent Melissa Hurtado (D), Gregory Tatum (R)Bryan Osorio (D) and David Shepard (R).

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