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Running for election November 8

A look at local candidates running for office in this upcoming November 8 election.

In the Indian Wells Valley Water District Board, incumbent Stand Rajtora and David St-Amand are running for two open seats. Board members serve 4-year terms.

For Kern Country College District Board of Trustees Area 2, Christina Scrivner and Jennifer Slaytan are vying for those seats. Area 2 encompasses parts of Easter Kern county, Inyo, Mono and San Bernardino counties. Jack Connell is currently serving on the board but is not running again.

For the Sierra Sands Unified School District, vying for the 3 seats are incumbents Chad Hauck, Timothy Johnson and Kurt Rockwell, also Mary Campbell, Robert Campbell, Derrell Eddins, Nicole Harper and Karen Taggard. School board members serve 4 terms.

For Mayor of Ridgecrest, incumbent Eric Bruen will run against Thomas Wiknick. The mayor is a 2-year term.

Running for city council seats are Christopher Ellis, John P “Skip” Gorman, and Scott Miller.  Incumbent Scott Hayman is also vying for one of those two seats. Council members serve 4-year terms.