Kern County District Attorney
Employer / Organization
Jun 07, 2022
Feb 14, 2022 - Mar 11, 2022
The district attorney is the chief prosecutor for the county, representing the government in criminal cases. The district attorney investigates crimes, decides whether or not to bring charges against suspects, negotiates plea bargains, and tries cases before juries or judges.
Application GuidelinesIf you would like to be included on the ballot for county office, follow these three steps. 1) Contact the county elections office. The elections office can provide information about the availability of filing papers and answer questions regarding nominating petitions and other ballot procedures. 2) Arrange to pick up required paperwork. 3) Return your completed paperwork within the designated filing window. All candidates, regardless of party nomination or preference, are nominated in the primary election. If the incumbent does not file for reelection, the deadline will be extended five days for other candidates.
Submit application to:
Kern County Supervisor of Elections, 1115 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield, California, 93301, US