Democratic president hopeful Bernie Sanders' campaign is setting up shop in Bakersfield with an office opening this Saturday.
The office will be located at 1420 19th St. Suite B.
An official opening celebration will take place 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday filled with guest speakers, entertainment and snacks, according to a Facebook event from the official Sanders Facebook page. The event states those who attend will "meet our team and learn about all the opportunities we have for you to get involved."
The event is free and open to the public. Those interested in attending can RSVP at https://www.mobilize.us/sandersca/event/207704/?fbclid=IwAR2fiq6r1cZKTnu1gDRNj3J7yCocAO9GPfwg67HM-DYjUceVUh0Rz5pSdCg
Sanders was previously scheduled to hold a town hall in September 2019 at Cal State Bakersfield, but had to cancel due to health reasons.
A new CNN/SSRS poll released Wednesday shows Sanders is leading former Vice President Joe Biden nationwide, 27 percent to 24 percent.