Bakersfield City Council 1st Ward debate: Arias, De La Torre debate the issues

Kern County In Depth

17’s Jim Scott and Eytan Wallace moderate a debate between two candidates hoping to represent the 1st Ward in the Bakersfield City Council. Eric Arias and Gilberto De La Torre face one another in a special election to replace Willie Rivera who has announced he will resign his seat.

The 1st Ward encompasses much of the area of Southeast Bakersfield.

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