Candidate, Tameka Powell, joins race for Ward One open seat

Powell officially declaring seat today

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A new candidate is throwing her hat in the ring for Bakersfield's vacant Ward One seat.

Tomeka Powell is officially declaring her candidacy for Rudy Salas's former seat this morning at the city clerk's office.

Powell has been involved with the Community Actiona Partnership and is a neighborhood watch captain.

The special election will be held this June.

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