BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A Democratic former Assemblymember is changing her political ambitions from Washington D.C. to Sacramento.

Nicole Parra, a former Assemblymember representing the Central Valley, announced on Twitter Wednesday, that she is launching a bid for California’s Senate District 16. The district includes a large portion of Bakersfield.

The June Primary takes place on June 7, 2022.