Ward 7 deserves a strong, smart, caring and energetic leader to continue the good work of Council member Chris Parlier, who will step off of the council this year. Manpreet is the right person for the job.

Andrae Gonzales, Bakersfield City Council Member

Elected Officials

Alex Padilla,  U.S. Senator

Anthony Rendon, Speaker of the California State Assembly

Rudy Salas, California State Assembly Member

Leticia Perez, Kern County Board Supervisor

Andrae Gonzales, Bakersfield City Council Member

Eric Arias, Bakersfield City Council Member

Bob Smith, Bakersfield City Council Member

Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg, Kern Community College District Trustee

Former Elected Officials

Dean Florez, former Senate Majority Leader California State Senator and CA Air Resources Board Member

Bill Thomas,  Former Congressman and Chairman of House Ways and Means Committee

Raji Brar, former City Council Member - City of Arvin, Governor Appointee - California Water Board

Connie Perez Governor Appointee Former CA Lottery Commissioner

Rick Jhaj Kern County Planning Commissioner

David Torres California Governor Appointee, Kern County Fair

Deep Singh Central Unified School Board Member

Michael Bowers former Planning Commissioner: City of Bakersfield

Bill Nijjer, Kerman City Council Member

Local Leaders

Dolores Huerta, Civil Rights Leader

Dee Slade, Executive Director for the African American Network of Kern County and Vice Chair, CSUB Center for Social Justice

Beto Sala, HA Sala, Attorney at Law

Russel Johnson

Connie & Joel Anderseen

NaTesha Tee Johnson

Traco Matthews

Arleana Waller

Jay Tamsi

Local organizations

Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce

Kern County Home Builders Association

Kern County Democratic Party

California Young Democrats

Democratic Women of Kern


Labor Organizations


Bakersfield City Professional Firefighters Association

Kern County Firefighters Association

Bakersfield Police Officers Association

Kern Inyo Mono Labor Council

IBEW Local 428

Iron Workers Local 155

Carpenters Local 661

SEIU  521

I am proud to endorse my good friend and candidate Manpreet Kaur for the Bakersfield City Council Ward 7! The families of South Bakersfield deserve a compassionate and strong leader and I know nobody better than Manpreet.

Eric Arias, Bakersfield City Council Member