Bakersfield, California municipal elections, 2014

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The city of Bakersfield, California will hold nonpartisan elections for city council on November 4, 2014. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was August 8, 2014.[1]

Wards 1, 3, 4 and 7 are up for election.[2] Incumbents are running for reelection in every race except for Ward 7. Incumbents include P. "Willie" Rivera in Ward 1, Ken Weir in Ward 3 and Bob Smith in Ward 4. Ward 7 incumbent Russell Johnson is not running for reelection in order to run for the office of Kern County assessor.[3]

Public safety, urban infrastructure and economic development are some of the key issues shaping Bakersfield's 2014 election cycle.[4][5]

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Note: Incumbent Russell Johnson is not running for re-election in order to run for the office of Kern County assessor.[6]

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