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.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.