For more results, go to the 17 News election results page.
8:47 a.m.: Chris Burton discusses Kern’s latest school board race numbers.
8:28 a.m.: Political analyst, Cathy Abernathy, discusses the latest local and national election results.
7:51 a.m.: 17 News’ political reporter, Maddie Gannon, breaks down McCarthy’s quest to control the House and other local races you saw on your ballot.
10:54 p.m.: 17 News’ Robert Price provides an update from a Republican election party.
10:46 p.m.: In the race for 35th Assembly District, challenger Jasmeet Bains (D) holds a lead of 57.76 percent to 42.24 percent over Kern County Supervisor Leticia Perez (D).
10:40 p.m.: Incumbent Senator Melissa Hurtado (D) has a lead of 51. 39 percent to challenger David Shepard’s (R) 48.61 percent in the race for 16th State Senate District.
10:26 p.m.: Last live update — 17 News’ Maddie Gannon analyzes the latest election results.
9:56 p.m.: Telemundo’s Jose Gaspar live at the Democratic party.
9:30 p.m.: Assemblyman Vince Fong speaks with 17 News before the polls close.
9:26 p.m.: 17 News’ Maddie Gannon discusses election results.
8:56 p.m.: Political analysts live on 17 News.
8:50 p.m.: Bakersfield City Council candidate Tim Collins speaks with 17 News’ Robert Price.
8:47 p.m.: California Senator Shannon Grove speaks with 17 News.
8:26 p.m.: 17 News’ Chris Burton is live at election headquarters talking about election integrity and voter turnout.
8:09 p.m.: Gov. Gavin Newsom has easily won reelection.
8 p.m.: Polls have closed.
7:30 p.m.: Voters who tried to drop off their ballots at the ballot box at Kern County Fire Station 67 on Brimhall Road found they couldn’t because it was filled with turned in ballots.
7 p.m.: After months of campaigning and debates, advertisements and editorials, Election Day is here.
Polls close in one hour at 8 p.m. and 17 News will be updating this page throughout night with the latest results and observations.