Former county supervisors annouces run for mayor

Posted at 5:14 PM, Feb 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-01 00:34:56-05

Former Kern County supervisor, McGraw-Hill publishing executive and current Garden Pathways CEO Karen Goh announced her candidacy for Mayor of Bakersfield.

Goh joins a list of 22 other candidates, only two of whom are currently certified candidates.

People who have taken nomination papers from the clerk's office include:

  • Kyle W. Carter
  • Karen Goh
  • Anthony "T.J." Esposito
  • Marc Deleon
  • Gilberto De La Torre
  • Tony Martinez
  • Nannette Gonzalez
  • Joyce "Ishkanian" Bowren
  • Kenneth Whitchard
  • Kevin Blanton
  • Nathan Nemnich
  • Michael Harmon
  • Brett Vigil
  • Opal Regina Morland
  • Jim Whittington
  • Tanner Thompson
  • Ellen Powell
  • Cameron M. Apple
  • Scott Monroe
  • William M. Minnick (nomination papers filed, not certified)
  • Valiant Robinson (nomination papers filed, not certified)
  • Alex Merrill (certified)
  • Roy Charles Keenan (certified)

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Interested candidates will have until March 16th to file.